"Numbers are numbers, but I think all numbers have to be looked at in context. And the context of what you had last year was — you had divided government," said Rep. Bill Flores, Texas Republican and chairman of the conservative Republican Study Committee. "You had a House that was very busy legislatively, and it worked a pretty decent, regular order process. Then you had a Senate, where you had obstructionist Democrats who kept blocking things from coming to the floor."
"Reconciliation is the best tool Congress has to end this disastrous law and to alleviate the burden on hardworking families and taxpayers," said Rep. Bill Flores, Texas Republican and chairman of the Republican Study Committee. "We are also closer today to ending all taxpayer funding for abortion providers, whose troubling practices came to light earlier this year."