In 2009 President Barack Obama repeatedly claimed the Obamacare surtax was not a tax.
As Americans for Tax Reform noted: Obama famously told George Stephanopoulos the Obamacare surtax was not actually a tax.
Obama lied. Obama lied alot.
Obamacare was a tax.
6.7 million Americans, or 4.5% of working Americans, paid the Obamacare tax penalty.
Obama and Democrats punished working Americans with every policy.
Trump and Republicans are finally offering some much-needed relief!
The Hill reported:
Senate Republicans have approved the repeal of ObamaCare’s individual mandate as part of their tax-cut bill, a major step toward ending an unpopular part of the health-care law.
“Families ought to be able to make decisions about what they want to buy and what works for them — not the government,” Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) said, hailing the accomplishment.
“I believe if people don’t want to buy the ObamaCare insurance, they shouldn’t have to pay a tax penalty to the IRS.”
The Senate tax bill must still be reconciled with House legislation that does not include the mandate’s repeal. But that is unlikely to be a major issue, given support in the GOP conference for repealing the mandate.
No Democrats in either chamber voted for the GOP tax bills.