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Dem. Rep.: Obama Lacks 'Legal Underpinning' for Obamacare Fix

11:31 AM, Nov 18, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Democratic congressman Nick Rahall says he voted for the Keep Your Health Plan Act because President Obama's Obamacare fix lacked the "legal underpinning" he believes is necessary:

"Did you vote yes because you think that the president didn't go far enough?" a CBS reporter asked the congressman.

"I voted yes, perhaps that was part of the reason," said Rahall. "But the main reason was, I'm not sure he had the legal underpinning to do what he did."

The Keep Your Health Plan Act was introduced in the House by Fred Upton, a Republican from Michigan.

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