Josh Miller, Boston Globe
US Representative Joe Kennedy III ripped into the House GOP’s plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act Wednesday in a surprisingly pointed jibe at Speaker Paul Ryan.
Ryan said Tuesday that Republicans are “doing an act of mercy” by repealing the law known as Obamacare and replacing it with something else.
Kennedy, shall we say, does not share that assessment.
“I was struck last night by a comment that I heard made by Speaker Ryan, where he called this repeal bill ‘an act of mercy.’ With all due respect to our speaker, he and I must have read different Scripture,” Kennedy said as the House Energy and Commerce Committee dove into the details of the GOP effort.