Skip to comments.Sensenbrenner, Sen. Ron Johnson clash
Posted on 01/05/2014 12:32:17 PM PST by From The Deer Stand
Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) plans to file a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin against the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). The purpose of the suit is to end the employer contribution authorized for Members of Congress and their staffs who have entered the District of Colombia healthcare exchange as mandated by the Affordable Care Act.
Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner: "Senator Johnsons lawsuit is an unfortunate political stunt. I am committed to repealing Obamacare, but the employer contribution hes attacking is nothing more than a standard benefit that most private and all federal employees receive including the President. Success in the suit will mean that Congress will lose some of its best staff and will be staffed primarily by recent college graduates who are still on their parents insurance. This will make it even more difficult to fight the President and his older, more experienced staff.
"Senator Johnson should spend his time legislating rather than litigating as our country is facing big problems that must be addressed by Congress not the courts. All Republicans want to repeal Obamacare, but this politically motivated lawsuit only takes public attention away from how bad all of Obamacare really is and focuses it on a trivial issue. Fortunately, Senator Johnsons suit is likely frivolous and will not achieve the result hes seeking."
Vote ALL of their WORTHLESS ASSES OUT!
sensenbrenner... you are a liar!
Sensenbrenner says the Johnson effort will “ mean that Congress will lose some of its best staff”.
Dare we say it, but this “staff” is part of the bureaucracy that’s gotten us in the mess we are in....time to boot them all.
The Left is banging the EQUALITY drum. So, let’s make the Fed employees equal with the peasants.
The best way to deal with OCare is to apply the law.
First of all, not ALL republicans want it appealed. In fact, I’d say very few want it appealed.
Second, if the economy is in such bad shape as the republicans say it is, (and it is) where are all these brilliant staffers going to find a job?
Third, if a congress person is that dependent on their staff, why not just let the government hire congress and send the congressional frauds home.
Could I despise them more? Years ago a guy I worked with said to me “I never vote. It just encourages the sons of bitches.”
There's a better way. It's called REpeal.
Sensenbrener highlights and illustrates the condescension prevalent In the minds of the Republican E.
When is the Republican E gonna “get it” that the vast majority of us don’t believe a thing they say. And, whether it is a dim or a pub doesn’t matter! If you are part of Sarah’s “permanent ruling class”, and you know who you are, then I am not interested in anything you say.
Sensenbrenner says the Johnson effort will mean that Congress will lose some of its best staff.
We can only hope that it is so.
No congressional staffer is going to throw away the key to riches, by leaving a job that will almost surely lead to much bigger things, over a trivial amount of money now.