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NOVEMBER  2013

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White House admits Obamacare
kills policies

NBC documents administration knew 3 years ago


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Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., told Face the Nation over the weekend he'll subpoena records relating to the building of the Obamacare federal website.

"This president has to understand, this was his signature legislation," he said. "They voted it on a purely partisan basis, but they had unlimited money, $600 million to do this part, and billions to do the other part. The president has been poorly served in the implementation of his own signature legislation. So if somebody doesn't leave, and if there isn't a real restructuring - not just a 60-day, somebody comes in and tries to fix it - then he's missing the point of management 101, which is: these people are to serve him well and they haven't."

U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, the chairman of the subcommittee on national security, also is calling for an investigation into how voter registration information is being used by the federal government after it's collected online through Obamacare.

In a letter to Sebelius, he said, "Given the well-documented flaws with the health care application process, the public lacks confidence that HHS has the ability to safeguard applicants' voter information. Documents reviewed by the committee show that applicants may submit personal information over the internet during the application process without encryption, potentially exposing personally identifiable information to interception and abuse."

He continued, "Further, it is unclear how HHS uses the voting information it collects once a user submits this data applicants rightly expect that only state election officials will have access to their information."

The letter requests "all documents, including e-mails, related to HHS's decision to include voter registration on the Health Insurance Marketplace" as well as a long list of other details.

In Alaska, the "give-up" factor appeared.

The National Review reported Enroll Alaska, which was set up to help Alaskans enroll, had enrolled three people since Oct. 1, and has now given up.

The White House defense also appeared to start cracking. Vigorously opposing any sort of delay to any provisions during the fight with Republicans over the debt ceiling, Obama's team Monday announced a six-week extension until March 31 for Americans to sign up for coverage and avoid the fines and penalties.

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