Rep. Chip Cravaack: Health care ruling ‘unacceptable and un-American’
Rep. Chip Cravaack
Reaction is pouring in from Minnesota's congressional delegates after the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care, dubbed "Obamacare" by opponents.
Here is a snapshot of the reaction:
"The Supreme Court's decision is a devastating blow to the American people. If Washington can penalize private citizens for failing to buy government-approved health insurance, then there is no reasonable limit on federal power." - Rep. John Kline (R-2nd Congressional District)
"Obamacare represents the largest expansion of entitlement spending and a playground of left-wing social engineering in our country's history and must be stopped. Now, the only way to save the country from Obamacare's budget busting government takeover of health care is to completely repeal it." - Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-6th Congressional District)
"It is now time for Republicans in Congress to end their vitriolic repeal campaign and work on effectively implementing this law to the benefit of the American people." - Rep. Betty McCollum (D- 4th Congressional District)
"The Supreme Court ruling means small business owners, doctors, patients and consumers will be forced into a government-run health care system that limits our freedom while driving up costs on all Americans. I don't have to tell you this is unacceptable and un-American." - Rep. Chip Cravaack (R- 8th Congressional District)