Daily Archives: March 3, 2010

President Obama to GOP Give Me and Up or Down Vote Or I Use the Nuclear Option

On Wednesday, President Obama will unveil another version of the Health care reform bill. The president revised bill will have programs that will be friendly to Republicans including a $50 million for pilot programs to fight medical malpractice and another plan to fight  medicare and medicaid fraud and abuse.

The president is creating a “Health Insurance Rate Authority” which will over see the industry in setting premiums increases.

Obama wants to have an up or down vote or he wants the democrats us the reconciliation vote which strip bill  down so it only needs 51 votes in US Senate.

Jake Tapper of ABC NEWS has the rest of the story.