Reuters logo
White House says Obama would veto House Republican budget bill
September 19, 2013 / 2:34 PM / in 4 years

White House says Obama would veto House Republican budget bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama would veto a stop-gap government funding plan from Republicans in the House of Representatives that defunds Obamacare health reforms, the White House said on Thursday.

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks at a business roundtable with company CEOs in Washington, September 18, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

In a brief statement, the White House Office of Management and Budget said Obama would veto the bill “because it advances a narrow ideological agenda that threatens our economy and the interests of the middle class.”

Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Vicki Allen

Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below