Exclusive--McConnell: Entire Country Should Be Exempt from ObamaCare
Wednesday night, Politico reported that top lawmakers on Capitol Hill were in talks to exempt themselves and their staff from ObamaCare's health exchanges. According to the report, aides for Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Obama Administration officials were negotiating a congressional carve out from the law. In an exclusive to Breitbart News, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's office blasted the talks.
McConnell spokesman Brian McGuire told Breitbart News, “Senator McConnell does not support, and is not involved in drafting, legislation that would do special favors for Congress when his constituents are still facing the increased premiums and taxes, the mountains of red tape, the loss of health care plans they like and want to keep and fewer jobs under Obamacare."
"It’s no surprise that Democrats would want to exempt themselves from the train wreck they created in Obamacare," McGuire continued, "but Sen. McConnell believes the entire country should be exempt from this historic mistake. The law is a disaster and needs to be repealed.”
The ObamaCare law is set to take effect in January, 2014. In November of that year, voters will go to the polls to elect a new Congress. That vote could set the stage for the repeal of ObamaCare. Voters will have the chance to exempt themselves from ObamaCare.
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