Illegal aliens might be the biggest beneficiaries of the GOP “replacement” to ObamaCare proposed by the Republican leadership in the U.S. House. Is your Republican congressman going to let that happen on Thursday?

Very possibly.

Members of Congress are poised to vote on the replacement to ObamaCare, but conservatives say the Republican plan not only doesn’t do enough… it actually moves many policies in the wrong direction.

As the Texas Public Policy Foundation has reported, the GOP “plan” leaves almost the entirety of the ObamaCare regulatory architecture intact, maintains the costly Medicaid expansion to the able-bodied, and replaces ObamaCare’s subsidy scheme with a new entitlement in the form of a refundable tax credit. It’s not a repeal bill, it’s a repair bill.

We were promised repeal and respect, not repair and quit.

But maybe worst of all, the Republican plan will allow illegal aliens to gain access to the new “refundable tax credit” entitlement being created.

At the same time, states like Texas that didn’t foolishly expand Medicaid under the false promises of ObamaCare will continue to subsidize the states that did… punishing taxpayers for having done the right thing. And it will very likely continue to fund abortion.

And, yes, the GOP plan keeps Washington, DC – not you – in control of your healthcare.

SwampCareRinoCareRyanCareObamaCare 2.0… whatever you want to call it, it isn’t the full replacement of ObamaCare that Americans were promised.

Americans voted to drain the swamp, not replace the alligators. Americans voted to stop the flood of illegal immigration, not create a new magnet.

Conservatives should let their Member of Congress know they will be watching and remembering.


Texas’ Delegation to the US House of Representatives
District 1: Gohmert, Louie (R), 202-225-3035
District 2: Poe, Ted (R), 202-225-6565
District 3: Johnson, Sam (R), 202-225-4201
District 4: Ratcliffe, John (R), 202-225-6673
District 5: Hensarling, Jeb (R), 202-225-3484
District 6: Barton, Joe (R), 202-225-2002
District 7: Culberson, John (R), 202-225-2571
District 8: Brady, Kevin (R), 202-225-4901
District 9: Green, Al (D), 202-225-7508
District 10: McCaul, Michael T. (R), 202-225-2401
District 11: Conaway, K. Michael (R), 202-225-3605
District 12: Granger, Kay (R), 202-225-5071
District 13: Thornberry, Mac (R), 202-225-3706
District 14: Weber, Randy (R), 202-225-2831
District 15: Gonzalez, Vicente (D), 202-225-2531
District 16: O’Rourke, Beto (D), 202-225-4831
District 17: Flores, Bill (R), 202-225-6105
District 18: Jackson Lee, Sheila (D), 202-225-3816
District 19: Arrington, Jodey (R), 202-225-4005
District 20: Castro, Joaquin (D), 202-225-3236
District 21: Smith, Lamar (R), 202-225-4236
District 22: Olson, Pete (R), 202-225-5951
District 23: Hurd, Will (R), 202-225-4511
District 24: Marchant, Kenny (R), 202-225-6605
District 25: Williams, Roger (R), 202-225-9896
District 26: Burgess, Michael (R), 202-225-7772
District 27: Farenthold, Blake (R), 202-225-7742
District 28: Cuellar, Henry (D), 202-225-1640
District 29: Green, Gene (D), 202-225-1688
District 30: Johnson, Eddie Bernice (D), 202-225-8885
District 31: Carter, John (R), 202-225-3864
District 32: Sessions, Pete (R), 202-225-2231
District 33: Veasey, Marc (D), 202-225-9897
District 34: Vela, Filemon (D), 202-225-9901
District 35: Doggett, Lloyd (D), 202-225-4865
District 36: Babin, Brian (R), 202-225-1555

Michael Quinn Sullivan

A graduate of Texas A&M, former newspaper reporter, one-time Capitol Hill staffer, think tank vice president, and an Eagle Scout, Michael Quinn Sullivan and his wife have three children. He is the publisher of Texas Scorecard. Check out his podcast, “Reflections on Life and Liberty.”

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