Conservatives claim a new poll shows they are winning the battle over defunding ObamaCare.
The CNN poll released this week found only 39 percent of voters hold favorable views of the healthcare law.
Critically, it also found falling support among two groups critical to the success of health insurance exchanges that this fall will begin enrollment: women and people who make less than $50,000 per year.
Heritage Action Communications Director Dan Holler said the poll highlights momentum is on the side of those arguing the healthcare law is not ready for primetime and should be delayed.
Conservatives are pushing to defund or delay ObamaCare, he said, because “[Republican] constituents want this. Folks outside of Washington are clamoring for this.”
House GOP leaders are in a tight spot on moving a measure to fund the government through Congress because of the pressure from conservatives. If Congress does not pass a funding measure by Oct. 1, the government will shut down, and many Republicans worry they could take the blame.
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