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Does Obamacare Apply to Lawmakers?

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Talk about hypocrisy.  Key members of Congress are said to be working to find an ‘opt-out’ for themselves and their aides from Obamacare.obamacare fallout

Politico is reporting that “leaders in both parties are engaged in high-level, confidential talks about exempting lawmakers and Capitol Hill aides from the insurance exchanges they are mandated to join as part of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.”

For thee, but not for me… Really??? Both sides acutely aware of the potential for political fallout from giving carve-outs from the hugely controversial law to 535 lawmakers and thousands of their aides.

Is there ANY reason members of Congress, the very lawmakers who passed this atrocious bill, should be exempt from these mandates?

Read more at Politico or watch physician and Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) talk about this outrageous behavior by congress in the interview below: