View Full Version : GOP rejects 'trigger' compromise

09-09-2009, 11:24 AM
Democrats may be moving toward a “trigger” proposal that could implement the public health insurance option several years from now, but don’t expect Republicans to latch on to this idea as some form of compromise. “I think a lot of Republicans would be very leery of a trigger, because a bad idea today would be a bad idea tomorrow,” House GOP Conference Chairman Mike Pence told reporters today. Democrats have floated the idea of a trigger that would impose benchmarks on insurance complanies to put in place certain reforms over a period of time – with the idea that that..