Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, introduced an amendment this morning to the continuing resolution, which would keep the government funded past March 27, that would defund Obamacare.

Obamacare has already damaged the economy by reducing employee hours, forcing employers to drop health insurance coverage and creating a drag on job creation, Cruz said.

“If Obamacare is fully implemented, it will create an even further drag on the economy, killing jobs and making it harder for those struggling to climb the economic ladder,” he said in a statement.

The amendment would delay funding for Obamacare until economic growth returns to historic averages.

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