facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Obama: GOP's 'Holy Grail' to repeal Affordable Care Act

Aug. 9, 2013 at 4:01 PM   |   Comments

| License Photo
WASHINGTON, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama Friday defended the Affordable Care Act, questioning why Republicans have made its repeal "the Holy Grail" of their party.

Obama said Republicans No. 1 priority appears to be "making sure 30 million [uninsured] people don't have healthcare."

The president said reported threats to shut down the government unless healthcare reform is repealed do not make sense.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
American photojournalist James Wright Foley executed by Islamic State
2
Mississippi woman says her son set a cross on fire at her house
3
Brady Morton still missing after booze-soaked rafting trip
4
Northrop Grumman developing reusable space plane for lifting spacecraft into orbit
5
Construction on Russian gas line to China slated for September
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback