Conservative Groups Target Cornyn Over ACA

Taking turns speaking in front of the Texas Capitol on Wednesday, a group of critics of the federal Affordable Care Act focused most of their comments on a fellow opponent of the health care law: U.S. Sen. John Cornyn.

Last month, Cornyn, the Senate minority whip, withdrew his signature from a Republican-drafted letter that demanded Congress defund the health reform law as a condition for supporting the entire budget.

On Wednesday, a half-dozen speakers with the "Exempt America Tour" — which included Tea Party members from across the state — repeatedly called on Cornyn “to join the fight,” and praised the ...

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