TheLid- When all of those videos of Jonathan Gruber talking about Obamacare and what suckers the American people were, the White House was quick to throw him under the bus, claiming he wasn’t very involved with the creation of the president’s signature bill. But new emails discovered by the Wall Street Journalshow that the White House claim was just another Obama lie, Gruber worked with them very closely. There is even one letter from a senior Obama adviser thanking Gruber, “Thank you for being an integral part of getting us to this historic moment,”
The emails provided by the House Oversight Committee to The Wall Street Journal cover messages Mr. Gruber sent from January 2009 through March 2010. Committee staffers said they worked with MIT to obtain the 20,000 pages of emails.
They depict frequent consultations between Mr. Gruber and top Obama administration staffers and advisers in the White House and the Department of Health and Human Services on the Affordable Care Act. They show he informed HHS about interviews with reporters and discussions with lawmakers, and that he consulted with HHS about how to publicly describe his role.
Many of the emails indicated in depth conversations about the laws specifics with many key administration figures: