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tsai3904
03-07-2017, 06:47 PM
Rep. Thomas Massie: GOP Obamacare repeal 'stinking pile of garbage' written by the 'insurance lobby,' and it 'will fail'

By PHILIP WEGMANN
3/7/17

Thomas Massie does not mince words. For more than six years, Republicans have promised to repeal Obamacare and after reviewing the long-awaited replacement package for a few hours, the Kentucky libertarian wasn't impressed. Massie thinks "it's a stinking pile of garbage."

Many of the provisions within the bill that he finds so objectionable, Massie explained, aren't bugs. They're crony features of a product designed by, and for the benefit of, the insurance industry.

Real reform won't happen, Massie argued during a recent meeting of the Washington Examiner's editorial board, unless Republicans push special interest out of the process. "I think the [American Healthcare Act] was written by the same people that wrote Obamacare," he said. "That's why it looks so similar. It was the insurance lobby."

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http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/rep.-thomas-massie-gop-obamacare-repeal-stinking-pile-of-garbage-written-by-the-insurance-lobby-and-it-will-fail/article/2616708

Origanalist
03-07-2017, 10:08 PM
Maybe Rand will come up with a plan...