MSNBC roasts White House for downplaying Gruber's role in Obamacare

MSNBC's "Morning Joe" slammed the Obama administration after emails were recovered suggesting that MIT economist Jonathan Gruber had a larger role in developing the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare than initially acknowledged.

The Obama administration was not "fully forthcoming" on Gruber's role, author Mark Halperin said on "Morning Joe."

"I owe my Republican sources an apology, because they kept telling me he was hugely involved and the White House played it down," Halperin said. "They were right. The Republicans were right … I think they [White House staff] were not fully forthcoming."

Obama's team distanced itself from Gruber last November after it was revealed that Gruber had used phrases such as the "stupidity of the American voter" and noting the "huge political advantage" politicians had in passing Obamacare with little transparency. Gruber apologized before Congress and called his quotes "glib," the Free Beacon reported.

But emails released to the Wall Street Journal indicate that Gruber was in frequent touch with the White House about the healthcare law and his press interviews about the law.

According to the Journal, Gruber was in touch with the director of the Office of Management Budget, and advisers to President Obama like Joshua Furman and Ezekiel Emanuel. One email showed Gruber was invited to meet with Obama himself.

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The Abomination BHO is Obama-Nation and Gruber are both Anti-United States of America Everything, and PATHETIC PATHOLOGICAL LIARS!!

It's hard top figure out who is the biggest liar Obama or Hillery it looks like the bigger liar you are the higher you will clime up in the Democrat party the party built on 100% bull Shit .

Well knock me over with a cooked spaghetti noodle, MSNBC said this? FOX better look out, they may not be the only source of truth on tv soon if this keeps up. 

When the sky becomes yellow (no longer blue), it becomes extremely difficult to convince "John Q. Public" that "The sky is still blue!"

MSNBC is still composed of a gaggle of morons. There are unedited videos all over the web that prove Gruber said what Republicans claim. MSNBC stuck their heads in the sand.

Maybe Halprin is souring on Obamacarethat, but whether it is a sign of a left wing awakening, is highly doubtful. Maybe Halprin will get fired for it.

https://www.google.com/search?q=gruber+videos&newwindow=1&b...

http://www.vox.com/2014/11/13/7211279/obamacare-jon-gruber-controversy

Halprin does have a track record of saying things the left doesn't like, but he got chastised and had to apologize for something he said in this video http://www.msnbc.com/morning-joe,

but after listening to what Halprin said twice, I can't figure out what he had to apologize for.

http://www.msnbc.com/morning-joe/msnbc-suspends-mark-halperin-obama

Duh !! The only people who didn't already figure this out are those that live in an area with no communications' with the outside world or common sense. It's the old Chinese proverb . One picture worth a thousand words. In this case several video clips of Gruber shooting his mouth off are worth a million words from our worthless leftist MSM.

How can this surprise anyone from this corrupt administration and the liberals ? Expect these guys knocking on your door soon if you voted for Romney last election.

next to climate change...obamacare is one of the biggest scams ever forced onto the American people.

Obamacare is one of the worst nightmare. What kind of idiot would force people to buy insurance and bully them to pay him if they do not buy the insurance? This is worst than a scam, this is just plain ignorant.

Makes no difference to the Progressives, they will continue to support this lying administration.

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Judicial Watch->  Emails Show Dossier-Connected Obama State Dept Officials Set ‘Face-To-Face’ Meeting On ‘Russian Matter’ Shortly Before 2016 Election

Judicial Watch and the Daily Caller News Foundation on Thursday released 84 pages of documents showing Obama’s State Department was central to pushing the ‘Trump-Russia’ hoax shortly before the 2016 election.

The email exchange between then-Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and Special Coordinator for Libya Jonathan Winer, a very close associate to Christopher Steele, show them discussing a ‘face-to-face’ meeting in New York on a ‘Russian matter’ in September of 2016.

Via Judicial Watch:

Judicial Watch and The Daily Caller News Foundation today released 84 pages of documents, including a September 2016 email exchange between then-Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and Special Coordinator for Libya Jonathan Winer, a close associate of dossier author Christopher Steele, discussing a “face-to-face” meeting on a “Russian matter.”

(In June 2016 Nuland permitted a meeting between Steele and the FBI’s legal attaché in Rome. Nuland told CBS News that the State Department knew about the Steele dossier by July 2016.)

According to an op-ed Winer wrote for The Washington Post in 2018, also in September 2016, “Steele and I met in Washington and discussed the information now known as the “dossier… I prepared a two-page summary and shared it with Nuland, who indicated that, like me, she felt that the secretary of state needed to be made aware of this material.”

A September 17, 2016, email exchange between Nuland and Winer – that was classified in the interest of national defense or foreign policy – discusses the political situation in Libya, but also brings up a “Russian matter:”

From: Winer, Jonathan
Sent: September 17, 2016 at 12:40:00 PM EDT
To: Nuland, Victoria J
Subject: Re: Libya Update

Would like to discuss this and a Russian matter.

From: Nuland, Victoria J
Sent: Saturday, September 17, 2016 1:31 PM
To: Winer, Jonathan
Subject: Re. Libya Update

In ny face to face?

From: Winer, Jonathan
Sent: September 17, 2016 at 1:56:05 PM EDT
To: Nuland, Victoria J
Subject: Re: Libya Update

Yes that was [sic] be good.

From: Nuland, Victoria J
Sent: Saturday, September 17, 2016 1:58 PM
To: Winer, Jonathan
Subject: Re. Libya Update

Good. I’ll reach out when im there Sunday. [Redacted]

If Victoria Nuland’s name sounds familiar it’s because she has been on Judicial Watch’s radar for a long time and in many of TGP’s previous reports.

In December 2018, Judicial Watch released documents revealing that Victoria Nuland was involved in the Obama State Department’s urgent gathering of classified Russia investigation information and disseminating it to members of Congress within hours of Donald Trump taking office.

In a related lawsuit, Judicial Watch is suing the State Department communications between Ambassador Nuland and employees of Fusion GPS, as well as top ranking Department of Justice, FBI, and State Department officials.

“The Obama State Department was central to the effort to target President Trump with the Russia smear,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. “These new emails further show that senior Obama State Department advanced the Russiagate hoax just before the 2016 presidential election.”

Tom Fitton   @TomFitton
 

BREAKING: Obama State Department was central to the effort to target President @RealDonaldTrump with the Russia smear. New emails show how senior Obama State Department advanced the Russiagate hoax just before the 2016 presidential election.

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