A letter from House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) demands an explanation from the Treasury…
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Treasury Dept. Approves $3 Billion Transfer to Insurance Companies that Congress Denied

A letter from House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) demands an explanation from the Treasury Department on why it allowed $3 billion in payments to ObamaCare insurance companies that Congress never approved.

In a well-documented piece, Philip Klein gives a disturbing summary of the Obama administration deliberately refusing to follow the law.

“At issue are payments to insurers known as cost-sharing subsidies,” writes Klein. “These payments come about because President Obama’s healthcare law forces insurers to limit out-of-pocket costs for certain low income individuals by capping consumer expenses, such as deductibles and co-payments, in insurance plans. In exchange for capping these charges, insurers are supposed to receive compensation.”

Here’s the rub.

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February 26, 2015 • 08:23 pm

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Coalition Urges Support of the "Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014" Print E-mail
Tuesday, February 25 2014

In a letter is Members of Congress, the Center for Individual Freedom today joined a large coalition of free-market and conservative organizations to urge support for H.R. 3865, the Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014.  The legislation, sponsored by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp, would delay the Internal Revenue Service’s reckless rush to muzzle the speech of 501(c)(4) nonprofit organizations in the middle of the current tax year. 

Read the full letter, which was organized by American Commitment, below.

 

60 Conservative Groups Support HR3865

 

 


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