Boehner warns Dems the healthcare debate won’t end with vote

House Minority Leader John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerFormer top Treasury official to head private equity group GOP strategist Steve Schmidt denounces party, will vote for Democrats Zeal, this time from the center MORE warned vulnerable Democrats that the healthcare debate won’t end after President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaOvernight Energy: EPA declines to write new rule for toxic spills | Senate blocks move to stop Obama water rule | EPA bought 'tactical' pants and polos Clarifying the power of federal agencies could offer Trump a lasting legacy Dems allow separation of parents, children to continue, just to score political points MORE signs the bill into law.

Pledging to do “everything [he] can to defeat the bill,” the top-ranking House Republican said on Friday that “the American people are going to hear about every payoff, every kickback and every sweetheart deal that comes at them.”

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The Ohio lawmaker singled out a “new” questionable deal that he dubbed the “Bismarck Bank Job,” but did not go into specifics on the deal.

“Some of the sweetheart deals are still in this bill, like the Louisiana Purchase — we’ve already discovered new ones like the Bismarck Bankroll; that’s not counting what other eleventh-hour deals are being made right now that may not even show up in this bill,” BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerFormer top Treasury official to head private equity group GOP strategist Steve Schmidt denounces party, will vote for Democrats Zeal, this time from the center MORE said.

Boehner was not surprised that Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced earlier in the day that she may offer a “manager’s amendment” to the underlying “corrections” bill to the Senate-passed healthcare measure.

He implied that it would include additional pot sweeteners for fence-sitting lawmakers, such as the “Cornhusker Kickback” that was inserted to sway Nebraska lawmakers in the upper chamber.