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White House In Damage Control On Health Care Jobs Report

The White House said the CBO summary showed that some who stay in low paid jobs or put off retirement to keep employee health insurance plans would no longer have to under Obamacare.
White House In Damage Control On Health Care Jobs Report
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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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