The Washington Post: Biden: GOP governors will eventually take Medicaid expansion

Susan Walsh, File/Associated Press -  FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2014, file photo, Vice President Biden speaks at the Association of State Democratic Chairs Meeting in Washington.

(Susan Walsh/February 2014 file photo/AP)

Vice President Biden predicted Friday that Republican governors who have declined the federal Medicaid expansion will eventually be forced to reverse course and take the expansion because of political pressure.

Speaking to the National Association of Community Health Centers in Washington, Biden criticized the GOP governors who have declined the extra funding but said he expects them to come around.

“I’m convinced, as a practitioner of the so-called art of politics, that they … will not be able to sustain the heat,” Biden said.

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