But it would leave obnamacare comfortably funded and would help the Democrats to not lose votes next November. I think the Republican "leadership" really does desire to have a much smaller majority in the House after the election. It would be easier to keep the Republicans in line wee there fewer of them. They might even think wistfully of being in the minority again where Republicans have historically been the most comfortable.
” .... new tax on medical devices ... “
In the grand scheme of things, this new tax is nothing. If that’s all the republicans walk away with, they will come up empty handed.
The repubs can brag that they got what they wanted but, in the end, it was all about nothing.
And if unions get a break for a year, I will deem this to be a total disaster for the republicans. If we have to drink in obamaCrap, unions need to drown on it.