Ted Cruz on Health Care

Last Updated : May 14, 2012

Summary

Ted Cruz opposes the Obamacare health care legislation and supports its full repeal. He made the repeal of the legislation the first point in his 12 step economic plan, has referred to it as unconstitutional numerous times, and stated that it should be the first item addressed by Congress in 2012.

 

Strategy to Overturn Obamacare

In April of 2010, Attorney General Cruz spoke about the commerce clause and strategies for overturning Obamacare. He also discusses the expanse of the power of the federal government through the commerce clause.

 

Conservative in Action Interview

In July of 2011 SG Cruz was interviewed by the website Conservatives in Action. He was asked about his position on health care and notes that he views the new health care law as unconstitutional.

 

BattleSwarm Blog

In July of 2011, SG Cruz was interviewed by BattleSwarm. He was asked what the first thing that he would advocate for doing if elected. He states that he would repeal Obamacare.

 

12 Point Plan

In September of 2011 SG Cruz issued a 12 point plan for addressing the economy. Point one in that plan was the repeal of Obamacare.

 

Campaign Website Statements 

 

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