Newly Released Emails Shine Light On Jonathan Gruber’s Role In Health Law
The emails, obtained by the House Oversight Committee and given to The Wall Street Journal, show that the MIT economist talked regularly to top federal and White House officials as the law was being drafted.
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MIT Economist Jonathan Gruber Had Bigger Role In Health Law, Emails Show
Jonathan Gruber, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology economist whose comments about the health-care law touched off a political furor, worked more closely than previously known with the White House and top federal officials to shape the law, previously unreleased emails show. 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. (Armour, 6/21)
Controversial MIT Economist Jonathan Gruber Reportedly Played Key Role In Obamacare Law
MIT economist Jonathan Gruber, who claimed the authors of ObamaCare took advantage of what he called the "stupidity of the American voter," played a much bigger role in the law's drafting than previously acknowledged, according to a published report. (6/22)