Boehner Congratulates Idaho on Decision to Opt Out of Unconstitutional ObamaCare Mandates |

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House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today congratulated the State of Idaho on its enactment of legislation declaring its citizens’ freedom against the so-called “individual mandate” in President Obama's massive health care bill.  


“I congratulate Gov. Butch Otter and the people of Idaho for standing up and asserting their independence against unconstitutional health care mandates from Washington,” Boehner said.  “The state revolt against President Obama's massive health care bill is growing by the day, and it has only intensified with the decision by Washington Democrats to proceed with plans to ram the bill through Congress over the objections of the American people.  Idaho's action today is further evidence that President Obama and Washington Democrats need to start listening to the people.  They need to scrap the massive health care bill, and start over on step-by-step reforms that will lower health care costs for American families and small businesses."


Last year, House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH), Reps. Devin Nunes (R-CA) and Mike Rogers (R-MI) launched the GOP State Solutions project, an initiative aimed at highlighting solutions put forth by reform-minded governors and state officials outside the Beltway.