Obamacare legislation required the administration to seek an appropriation from Congress to fund the cost-sharing reduction (CSR) provisions of Obamacare. When the Democrat controlled Senate turned down the president’s request money for the CSR in 2013, the administration began making determinations that allowed it to pay $7 billion into the program without congress’ approval.
In other words, they broke the law to keep insurers from abandoning the state exchanges en masse and destroying even the pretext that Obamacare works.
Now the administration is stonewalling Congress’ attempt to get their hands on the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) memo that allowed them to spend unappropriated money and has put a gag order on current and former employees to not cooperate with congressional oversight committees. More
So were does that leave us now?
With a zombie government insurance program no one is honest enough to kill and a lawless administration spending money it doesn’t have. Most of the electorate are uninformed or so corrupted by big G spending they don’t care. The press can’t ignore the story hard enough.