The New Exchange

You are not logged in. Would you like to login or register?

4/01/2015 11:23 am  #1

Political hypocrisy and the ACA

"WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Several Republican governors likely to run for president have secured hundreds millions of dollars under Obamacare while working to dismantle the healthcare law, according to a Reuters review of federal spending records.

Governors Scott Walker of Wisconsin, Chris Christie of New Jersey, Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and former Texas Governor Rick Perry, all staunch opponents of President Barack Obama's 2010 Affordable Care Act, have collectively applied for and won at least $352 million through grant programs set up by the law, federal records show.

The action is at odds with the public stance of all four potential candidates, who have blasted the law as an unprecedented expansion of government and called for its repeal.

Aides told Reuters they saw no contradiction in applying for these grants while criticizing the law as a whole."

Read the entire article here:


4/02/2015 4:45 pm  #2

Re: Political hypocrisy and the ACA

Sometimes I think it's too bad that people can benefit from the things they vote against.


Board footera


Powered by Boardhost. Create a Free Forum