This week’s ruling by Judge Vinson in Florida affirms that the Constitution is not in the eye of the congressional beholder, that it sets real limits on federal power.
If Congress had taken the Constitution seriously two years ago, we would already have in place commonsense solutions to our health care problems that did not undermine the Constitution or individual liberty. Unfortunately, the majority in the Senate hasn’t gotten the message.
The fight does not end this week – we will use every tool available to repeal and replace a law that is a threat to liberty itself.
Below are some of the press releases from earlier this week.
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Hatch Statement on Selection as Ranking Republican on Senate Finance Committee
“I’m deeply humbled by the trust and faith that my colleagues have placed in me to serve as the lead Republican on the Senate Finance Committee. This committee creates policies and oversees federal agencies that impact the lives of each and every American from taxes and trade to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. Moving forward, I pledge to work and consult with my colleagues to advance a strong agenda that meets the demands of our great nation.” Read the statement here.
Paying Tribute to Ronald Reagan in a Major Speech on Senate Floor
“Ronald Reagan succeeded as president because he knew what he was about. In his farewell address from the Oval Office, he said, ‘I went into politics in part to put up my hand and say, Stop. I was a citizen politician, and it seemed the right thing for a citizen to do. I think we have stopped a lot of what needed stopping. And I hope we have once again reminded the people that man is not free unless government is limited. There’s a clear cause and effect here that is as neat and predictable as a law of physics: As government expands, liberty contracts.” Read more here.
Lauds a Florida Federal Judge’s Decision that ObamaCare Individual Mandate in Unconstitutional
“Today’s ruling affirms that the Constitution is not in the eye of the congressional beholder, that the Constitution set real limits that the federal government must obey. If Congress had taken the Constitution seriously two years ago, we would already have in place commonsense solutions to our healthcare problems that did not undermine the Constitution or individual liberty.” Read more here.
Hatch, Barrasso Introduce Bill to Restrict Obama Effort on Climate Change
“With this bill, we are reclaiming Americans’ right to have their elected officials have a say in the laws and regulations that effect them. Last time I checked, Congress makes the laws and the Administration implements the people’s laws.” Read the statement here.