White House Diverting $500 MILLION To IRS To Implement Obamacare.

zbacku 2012/04/09 15:05:07
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White House has diverted $500M to IRS to implement healthcare law
By Sam Baker - 04/09/12 05:15 AM ET

The Obama administration is quietly diverting roughly $500 million to the IRS to help implement the president’s healthcare law.

The money is only part of the IRS’s total implementation spending, and it is being provided outside the normal appropriations process. The tax agency is responsible for several key provisions of the new law, including the unpopular individual mandate.

Republican lawmakers have tried to cut off funding to implement the healthcare law, at least until after the Supreme Court decides whether to strike it down. That ruling is expected by June, and oral arguments last week indicated the justices might well overturn at least the individual mandate, if not the whole law.

“While President Obama and his Senate allies continue to spend more tax dollars implementing an unpopular and unworkable law that may very well be struck down as unconstitutional in a matter of months, I’ll continue to stand with the American people who want to repeal this law and replace it with something that will actually address the cost of healthcare,” said Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.), who chairs the House Appropriations subcommittee for healthcare and is in a closely contested Senate race this year.

The Obama administration has plowed ahead despite the legal and political challenges.

It has moved aggressively to get important policies in place. And, according to a review of budget documents and figures provided by congressional staff, the administration is also burning through implementation funding provided in the healthcare law.

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  • Flamingolady 2012/04/09 20:34:02
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  • mal 2012/04/09 15:52:19
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    corruption is the rule, currently.
  • D D 2012/04/09 15:31:24
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  • Demonic Rat Hunter 2012/04/09 15:30:33
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    Remember now he has to find money to pay his thugs. obama thugs obama thugs obama thugs
  • Waterpuppy 2012/04/09 15:12:41
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    And why would the IRS need half a Billion $$ now, if their role in this madness doesn't come into play until after 2014, being the first possibility to catch violators of the individual mandate?

    Didn't he already launder that amount through Solyndra? How much cash does this clown need for his exile to Indonesia?

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