Rep. Huelskamp, Staunch Opponent of Obamacare, Changing Tactics

Doesn't think a government shutdown in January is the best way to cut off funding for the president's signature piece of legislation


PLAINVILLE, Kan. — Reality has sunk in for one of Congress's staunchest Obamacare opponents.

Just weeks ago, Rep. Tim Huelskamp was one of the most prominent faces of the government shutdown, privately plotting with conservatives to push House Republicans into a strategy they later came to regret.