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Republicans criticize Obamacare delay, but don’t want to overturn it

Updated: 2014-02-10T23:40:43Z

By DAVE HELLING

Legislators from Kansas and Missouri appear quite unhappy that the Obama administration has decided to delay parts of the business mandates in the Affordable Care Act again.

But note well: None appears so upset that he or she wants the IRS to actually reverse itself and speed up enforcement of the business mandate.

Here’s a sample or two:

Rep. Sam Graves: “Many companies are confused and perplexed by all of the changes and delays to the law, and today’s decision doesn’t help. Small businesses — and all Americans — don’t need another postponement, they need a better law.”

Rep. Kevin Yoder, in a tweet: “#ACA employer mandate delayed for mid-sized businesses today. American families should have the same treatment.”

Sen. Roy Blunt, in a tweet: “RT if you think the Obama Admin should exempt all Americans from #ObamaCare.”

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