Wednesday, September 30, 2009

White House drafting fallback healthcare bill, report says

The Obama Administration is quietly drawing up its own healthcare plan behind the scenes as a fallback measure should healthcare legislation get tied up in Congress, according to a report Wednesday.

The report, printed in the registration-restricted Capitol Hill publication Roll Call, alleges that the administration may have a fully fledged healthcare bill in the wings, aimed at enticing moderate Democrats and even some Republicans to jump on board. It also posits that Obama may have had a reason for being so specific about a potential bill’s pricetag — no more than $900 billion — because his team had already drafted their own bill behind the scenes.
Read it all at Raw Story

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