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  • Dispute Over Obamacare Tech Official Not Testifying (Todd Park too busy)

    11/08/2013 4:31:07 PM PST · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 11/08/13 | Gautham Nagesh
    The White House’s refusal to make a top technology official available to Congress is drawing some heat on the Hill. The White House declined this week to make Chief Technology Officer Todd Park available to testify at a House Oversight hearing next Wednesday on the rollout of Healthcare.gov. White House Assistant Director for Legislative Affairs Donna Pignatelli said Mr. Park is currently too busy helping fix the troubled healthcare website to appear, and suggested he testify in early December instead.
  • House Dem accuses Issa of selectively leaking Obamacare documents (Truth is crushing the Rats)

    11/08/2013 3:31:51 PM PST · by tobyhill · 28 replies
    cnn ^ | 11/8/2013 | Jim Acosta
    The top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee accused the panel's chairman, Representative Darrell Issas R-California, of selectively leaking documents related to testing done on HealthCare.gov, the troubled Obamacare website. Rep. Elijah Cummings D-Maryland, made the allegation Friday amid a battle over Issa's request for testimony from the Obama administration's top technology officer, Todd Park, at a hearing scheduled for next week. Issa has hinted he may subpoena Park to compel his testimony. Earlier this week, Issa released a statement saying stress tests conducted on HealthCare.gov one day before its launch concluded the site was only "able...
  • Issa: Extend fed-worker health plan to all Americans

    10/25/2013 8:50:33 AM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 46 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 25, 2013 | By Josh Hicks
    A top Republican has proposed legislation that would allow all Americans to enroll in the health plan used by federal employees and members of Congress. House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), who introduced the bill, said the measure would address some of the nation’s key healthcare challenges. “This is a free-market approach to healthcare with government playing the very limited role of helping small businesses and individuals come together to get a better price for healthcare — much like larger businesses can already negotiate on their own,” Issa said in a statement Thursday. Reps. William Lacy Clay (D-Mo.) and...
  • Congressman Darrell Issa Comes up with List of Reasons not to Stop Obamacare

    08/19/2013 10:36:28 AM PDT · by EXCH54FE · 43 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | Aug 19, 2013 | Tim Brown
    Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA) made a list of reasons to not stop Obamacare. He checked the list twice, found out who was naughty and nice and then took a photo of himself with the list and tweeted it out to his followers. I’d say that Congressman Issa hit a homerun with this one. Well done!