New Government Report Shows Government Didn’t Even Bother Verifying Income As Required By Law
WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the HHS Inspector General issued a report stating the government “didn’t follow its own procedures for verifying eligibility” for ObamaCare subsidies. At every turn, the Obama Administration has flouted the law to prop up its disastrous legislation. Whether it’s the numerous mandate delays or yesterday’s latest report, it seems ObamaCare was written in pencil.
What’s most galling is last year Rick Nolan voted against requiring the Obama Administration to verify income eligibility—the very thing the government admitted it didn’t do. Nolan’s reckless vote contributed to the very situation the American people find themselves in today. Nolan should apologize for his shameful vote and call on Health and Human Services to begin verifying incomes for ObamaCare eligibility today.
“Last year, Rick Nolan and his Washington cronies voted against this common sense bill requiring the government to ensure you’re even eligible for ObamaCare subsides,” said NRCC Communications Director Andrea Bozek. “Sure enough, this new report shows that Nolan’s friends in the Obama Administration haven’t even been following the law they passed.”
FYI, a similar version of this release below went out to the following districts: Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ-01), Ron Barber (AZ-02), Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09), John Garamendi (CA-03), Ami Bera (CA-07), Jim Costa (CA-16), Lois Capps (CA-24), Julia Brownley (CA-26), Raul Ruiz (CA-36), Scott Peters (CA-52), Jim Himes (CT-04), Elizabeth Esty (CT-05), Alan Grayson (FL-09), Patrick Murphy (FL-18), Lois Frankel (FL-22), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Fl-23), Joe Garcia (FL-26), Brad Schneider (IL-10), Bill Foster (IL-11), Bill Enyart (IL-12), Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Dave Loebsack (IA-02), John Tierney (MA-06), Bill Keating (MA-09), Tim Walz (MN-01), Steven Horsford (NV-04), Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), Annie Kuster (NH-02), Tim Bishop (NY-01), Steve Israel (NY-03), Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), Dan Maffei (NY-24), Louise Slaughter (NY-25), Pete Gallego (TX-23), Suzan DelBene (WA-01) and Nick Rahall (WV-03)
Yesterday, The Obama Administration Admitted It Has Not Verified Incomes For ObamaCare Subsidies. (Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Report: Health Law Sign-Ups Dogged By Data Flaws, Associated Press, 7/1/14)
Last Year, Rick Nolan Voted Against A Bill Requiring Income Verification For ObamaCare Subsidies.(H.R. 2775, Roll Call Vote 458, 235-191, 9/12/13)