Retail lobby backs anti-ObamaCare bill

The National Retail Federation supports the bill and will count the vote toward its scorecard for lawmakers.

“We have repeatedly voiced concern about the effect of the employer mandate penalties on retail and chain restaurant jobs and job growth. We have also expressed concern about the rapidly diminishing amount of time to come into compliance with the ACA," NRF Senior Vice President David French wrote in a letter to Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerSpeculation mounts, but Ryan’s job seen as safe Boehner warns Trump: Don't pull out of Korea-US trade deal GOP Rep: Ryan wasting taxpayers dollars by blocking war authorization debate MORE (R-Ohio)

The National Federation of Independent Business has also endorsed the bill, which is expected to pass.