By Ramsey Cox - 10/15/13 06:35 PM EDT
The House bill would delay ObamaCare's medical device tax and scrap healthcare subsidies for members of Congress and top Cabinet officials, among other provisions. Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said no firm decisions about the plan have been made.
Reid said the bill is a nonstarter, even if Boehner finds the votes he needs to pass it.
“It’s a plan to advance an extreme piece of legislation, and its nothing but a blatant attack on bipartisanship. ... We felt blindsided by the news from the House."