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Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Categories Unreal Headlines Kitzhaber scrapped workable Oregon health exchange for political benefit - Emails suggest election concerns, not merits, led to shutdown that cost state $305 million
“Former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber was told in early 2014 that the Obamacare state health care exchange his administration spent $305 million building could be made operational. But his administration chose instead to scrap the project and seek a scapegoat to keep the fiasco from harming his re-election, according to evidence turned over to congressional investigators.

The materials, reviewed by The Washington Times, include emails and memos between state officials and campaign aides as well as a transcript of a conversation from a state official turned whistleblower that suggests federal tax dollars were sacrificed for political convenience.”

Shocking! Imagine a professional politician basing decision-making on political benefit. What's our world coming to?

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