Skip to main content
  1. News
  2. Politics
  3. Government

Ga Rep. Paul Broun votes against latest GOP Obamacare fix

See also

U.S. Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga) voted against the latest Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) fix – the SIMPLE Fairness Act, presented by Republicans, which would delay the individual mandate for one year.

Broun was the only Republican in the House of Representatives to vote against H.R. 4118, which passed today 250-160 with 27 Democrats voting for it.

"Once again, we see leadership attempting to fix a disastrous law that simply cannot be fixed. Obamacare is broken beyond the point of repair – and the only true fix is a swift, full, repeal," said Broun in a statement. "For this reason, I will oppose H.R. 4118 and instead, work to pass a common-sense replacement bill such as my Patient OPTION Act."

The White House announced that the President would veto the measure.

The individual mandate in Obamacare requires a penalty fee from Americans who don't purchase health insurance this year.

Broun, who currently represents Georgia's 10th congressional district, is one of seven Republican candidates in the U.S. Senate race this year in Georgia. He has positioned himself as the most conservative out of the group.

Click here to read the entire statement from Rep. Broun.



  •  Day 17
    Israel continues their ravaging bombardment on Gaza as the conflict wages on
  • MH17 victims arrive home
    40 bodies of the MH17 plane crash return to a somber homecoming in Holland
    Top News
  • Military advisers to Ukraine
    President Obama announces the deployment of military advisers to Ukraine
  • Bubonic plague in China
    A bubonic plague outbreak in Yumen prompts China to quarantine the city
    World News
  • Air Algierie disappearance
    A flight headed from Burkina Faso to Algeria disappears from radar over Mali
  • Windows Phone training portal
    Microsoft launches Windows Phone training portal in attempt to woo consumers

Related Videos:

  • Perdue
    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//;allowfullscreen=true&amp;autoplay=1"></iframe>
  • Complete destruction
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518336854" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>
  • Ukraine fighter jet
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518327854" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>