President Obama Vetoes Bill Nixing Portions Of ACA, Defunding Planned Parenthood

(January 8, 2016, 1:59 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The president on Dec. 8 vetoed legislation seeking repeal of key components of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the defunding of Planned Parenthood, citing the harm it would inflict on millions of Americans.

(Legislation available. Document #93-160127-008L.)

President Barack Obama said in a statement that the measure would “reverse the significant progress we have made in improving health care in America. The Affordable Care Act includes a set of fairer rules and stronger consumer protections that have made health...
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