Republican Congressional candidates bash ObamacareStaff Report
August 24. 2014 7:26PM
The three Republicans vying for their party's nomination in the 1st Congressional District called for repealing Obamacare and limiting government during a debate Saturday in Exeter.
'Obamacare is a complete disaster,' Dan Innis said. 'It's wrecking the economy.'Former Congressman Frank Guinta of Manchester called for a balanced budget amendment and cutting government regulations to chip away at the nation's debt.Brendan Kelly of Seabrook also exchanged views on why he thinks he is the best choice to face U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, a Democrat from Rochester, in the general election.'I'm against the government running anything,' Kelly said. The three said they supported abolishing the Internal Revenue Service, privatizing the Department of Veterans Affairs, and approval for the Keystone energy pipeline. Each man said they do not believe there is scientific proof of climate change.The Rockingham Town Republican Town Committee, Rocking County Republican Committee and Seacoast Republican Women sponsored the debate. The state primary is Sept. 9.