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Rep. Ryan: SCOTUS healthcare decision gives voters 'one more chance' to repeal

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Ryan joins a league of Republicans outraged by the court's ruling. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) said Friday that she is working with Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) to sway governors not to implement aspects of the healthcare reform bill before the November election.

Ryan also contested that healthcare reform should be left to individual states. He defended presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, saying while the former governor of Massachusetts pushed for a similar universal healthcare mandate while in office, Romney holds states' rights as a priority.

"This is a state’s-rights issue," Ryan said. "Mitt Romney has been very clear that the federal government does not have the power — through the Commerce Clause — to mandate such behavior. The Supreme Court upheld that notion, so what they did is they put a fence around what the government can do to make you do something."