The House Energy and Commerce Committee is expanding its investigation into whether Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius broke the law when she asked health care executives to contribute to nonprofit groups that are helping to implement President Barack Obama’s healthcare law.
Three unions that spent more than $18 million to help Democrats during the 2012 campaign expressed concerns that Obamacare’s implementation will threaten worker benefits, with one group even calling for its repeal, according to the Hill. Labor leaders, including those who backed healthcare reform, accused President Barack Obama of deceiving them while he campaigned for the unpopular law in 2009.
The former chief ethics lawyer for President George W. Bush said that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius appears to have violated federal ethics rules when she asked health care executives to contribute to the campaign to implement Obamacare.
Forty-eight percent of small business owners in the United States say Obamacare is bad for business, according to a recent Gallup poll.
A new report released by the House Energy and Commerce Committee reveals Obamacare will increase premiums by an average of nearly 100 percent. Some premiums could rise by 400 percent.
Obamacare could make cancer patients pay high costs for medications, reports the Associated Press.
The White House has directed cabinet secretaries and senior officials to promote President Obama’s health care law in any college graduation speeches they give this year.