Attention GOP Elites: Most Americans Support Defunding Obamacare
The poll also reveals that Republicans should be much more concerned with the fallout of failing to defund Obamacare than with the imaginary fallout of doing so.
Heritage Action reported:
With citizens across America asking their congressman to support defunding Obamacare, Heritage Action CEO Michael A. Needham alongside leading pollster Jon Lerner today released a poll showing the idea of defunding Obamacare is broadly supported. Moreover, the potential of a partial government shutdown does little to dampen the desire to stop the implementation of Obamacare.
Independents in the survey strongly support defunding Obamacare by a margin of 57 percent to 34 percent. Further, only 20 percent of voters in these districts support going forward with Obamacare unchanged.
Heritage Action for America released the following statement from CEO Michael A. Needham:
This poll demonstrates that the Left cannot win the argument on either the policy front or the political front. Americans – including 57 percent of independents in ten critical congressional districts – favor defunding Obamacare. House Republicans should be much more concerned with the fallout of failing to defund Obamacare than with the imaginary fallout of doing so.
Similarly, Heritage Action pollster Jon Lerner concluded:
There is no present evidence that a move to de-fund Obamacare, and the potential of a partial government shutdown, would harm Republican prospects of holding the House majority. In fact, the very same voters who are critical to keeping the majority – Independents in potentially competitive districts – hold highly negative views on Obamacare and strongly favor a slow down in implementation or outright repeal of the law.