White House In Damage Control On Health Care Jobs Report

White House In Damage Control On Health Care Jobs Report

Via AFP:

The White House jumped to parry new attacks Tuesday against Barack Obama's healthcare law, after a congressional watchdog warned it takes the equivalent of two million workers out of the economy.

The report, by the Congressional Budget Office, offered fresh ammunition to gleeful Republicans who said it proved their long-held argument that Obamacare, which they have repeatedly tried to repeal, would "kill" jobs.

But the White House pointed out that the data did not prove employers were cutting jobs or hours because of Obamacare.

It said that the CBO summary instead showed that some wh...

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