WASHINGTON, DC - WASHINGTON (WCSC) - Sen. Jim DeMint introduced legislation to fully repeal the health care bill Tuesday just hours after the bill was signed by President Obama. Twelve Republicans have already cosponsored the bill.
DeMint's bill was only a single line long.
Senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina), Robert Bennett (R-Utah), Kit Bond (R-Missouri), Saxby Chambliss (R-Georgia), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), John Ensign (R-Nevada), Kay Bailey Hutchinson (R-Texas), James Inhofe (R-Oklahoma), George LeMieux (R-Florida), James Risch (R-Idaho), Pat Roberts (R-Kansas) and David Vitter (R-Louisiana) have all signed on to DeMint's bill, with more expected to follow.
"This fight isn't over yet, Republicans are standing with the American people who are demanding we repeal this intolerable act," said Senator DeMint.
TEXT of Senator DeMint's bill to Repeal ObamaCare:
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. REPEAL.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and the amendments made by that Act, are repealed.