The below has been excerpted from Jenny Beth’s and Brent’s op-ed at USA TODAY. The op-ed can be seen in full here.
“You guys don’t do this, you’ve lost me. I’m done.” – National conservative radio talk show host Sean Hannity to Congressman Trey Gowdy, The Sean Hannity Show, 8/20/13.
We’re seeing yet another re-run in Washington, DC these days. Elected Republican “leaders” are running scared on an important issue and a critical opportunity to do something about it. The Affordable Care Act, better known as ObamaCare, is about to embed itself into the federal bureaucracy. Yet despite promising voters they would do everything possible to fight it, many Republicans are balking at an important and meaningful opportunity to stop it.
Fortunately, a new breed of conservatives is rising to fight for American families and against ObamaCare. Senators Mike Lee of Utah, Ted Cruz of Texas, Marco Rubio of Florida and others reflect this new wave of leaders. Unafraid and undeterred by the consequences of choosing what is right over what is easy (otherwise known as what the GOP leadership wants), these senators are leading the final battle against ObamaCare, an effort to make sure taxpayers don’t get saddled with having to pay for this monstrosity.
See the rest at USATODAY.com.