Boehner On President’s Obamacare Transparency Claims: ‘Is This A Joke?’

Alex Griswold Media Reporter
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After President Barack Obama’s recent dismissal of Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber’s claims that the White House intentionally misled voters, and the president’s claim that the debate was “fully transparent,” Speaker of the House John Boehner hit back with a succinct response. (RELATED: New Republic: Obamacare Debate Among ‘Most Transparent In Recent Memory’)

When Politico tweeted out its story on Obama’s comments under the headline, “Obama: We didn’t mislead on health care,” Boehner’s official Twitter account passed it along with a simple comment: “Is this a joke?”


Earlier, the Speaker’s office slammed the oblique way Obamacare was passed in the wake of Gruber’s comments: “If there was ever any doubt that ObamaCare was rammed through Congress with a heavy dose of arrogance, duplicity, and contempt for the will of the American people, recent comments made by one of the law’s chief architects, Jonathan Gruber, put that to rest.”

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