Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Bond not likely to vote for Obama healthcare

An article in The Hill indicates that speculation that retiring Sen. Kit Bond might cross over to vote for President Barack Obama's healthcare plan is unlikely to come to pass:

But the senator said Wednesday that he won't support any bill with a public option or "trigger" component.

"Only if it's truly bipartisan," Bond said of his support. "Only if we get rid of all this junk. I mean, I don't want to see government-controlled co-ops or triggers anything like that. It's a gateway drug to a public option."

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