Disgraced ObamaCare Contractor Now Working for the IRS
CGI Federal was the primary contractor responsible for building Healthcare.gov – the federal ObamaCare website that glitched its way into bureaucratic infamy.
In the aftermath, CGI was fired by the Department of Health and Human Services and a number of states holding similar contracts.
But like a vampire rising from the dead, CGI Federal is back in the ObamaCare game, and just in time for tax season!
That’s right, a Republican-led House subcommittee discovered that the IRS has hired CGI Federal to a $4.46 million contract. Recall that, under ObamaCare, the IRS must administer a complex income-reporting system to verify which taxpayers received too generous a subsidy.
This news was too much for the Wall Street Journal editorial page, which opined that, “Perhaps CGI…[more]
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—Stephen Moore, Heritage Foundation Chief Economist, Writing in The Wall Street Journal
— Stephen Moore, Heritage Foundation Chief Economist, Writing in The Wall Street Journal