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ICYMI: Sen. Thune: ‘Time to end Obama’s CLASS struggle’

- October 31, 2011

By Sen. John Thune

Monday, October 31, 2011

“U.S. taxpayers received some good news recently. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius announced that she was dumping Obamacare’s Community Living Assistance Services and Supports program, which was intended to provide government-run, long-term care insurance…

“When Sebelius testified before the Senate Finance Committee in February, she admitted that the program was ‘totally unsustainable.’

“The White House opted for confusion over clarity by signaling its opposition to repealing this provision. The administration even went a step further and reportedly called supporters of the program to say the White House was still committed to the idea…

“Congress has an obligation to repeal CLASS so that neither the Obama administration nor any future White House can revive the program with budget gimmicks that will put future generations of taxpayers on the hook…

“The Obama administration already wasted $5 million trying to implement its failed entitlement program. Only repeal will ensure the White House does not pour more money down the drain…                      

“Eliminating the threat of CLASS is not enough…Obamacare shares the flaws and faulty assumptions that made CLASS’s collapse inevitable, we need to stop the rest of the law…”

Click Here To Read The Full Op-Ed: http://politi.co/rq1FpU


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