Thursday, January 21, 2010


BREAKING: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has admitted this morning that the Senate's health care bill cannot pass in the House of Representatives due to a lack of votes. According to CBS News, "House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in no uncertain terms today that the Senate health care bill does not have the support to pass in the House of Representatives. "I don't think it's possible to pass the Senate bill in the House," Pelosi told reporters today. According to The Hill, "The House lacks the votes to pass the Senate's healthcare bill, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday.Pelosi threw cold water on the idea that the House could muster enough support to pass the Senate's health bill, which includes a number of provisions liberals in the House find distasteful." (Hat tip to NetRight Nation.) This is not to say that Pelosi has abandoned her hopes for health care legislation. reports that "Pelosi insisted efforts to get a final deal are still moving forward. The California Democrat said, 'Everything is on the table.' Congressional Democrats suffered a huge setback this week in the special election to fill the term of the late Massachusetts Democratic Senator Ted Kennedy." Leave a Comment * Conservative T-Shirts * Follow CNB on Twitter * RSS Feed