Are Congressmen on the ACA?

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    More like your buddy Obama lied because the executive branch didn't enforce laws written by Congress themselves and signed by the president. We have checks and balances so Congress and the two other branches follow the very laws Congress makes in addition to the constitution.
     
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    Oh they were so mad they didn't get a subsidy, so they made their own laws special to them. Now they want the Cadillac plan which comes with a surcharge tax, they just can't stand they have the Gold plan , they want more.
    They also can't stand that their tax dollars might subsidize lower income health insurance, even thought we have no choice but to pay them and subsidize their health insurance.
     
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    So why was the law signed by the president if it included special privileges for congress? Should've been vetoed then.
     
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    because the fucking president (no matter who the fucking president is) is just another corrupt politician just like all the other corrupt politicians
     
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    From the link above:
    Congressional leaders from both parties quietly and gratefully accepted the special deal from the administration’s Office of Personnel Management. It gives legislators and staff “Gold Level” ObamaCare coverage with a 75 percent subsidy paid by taxpayers or even the option of opting out and retaining their previous heavily subsidized plan. The income of members and staff is simply not counted.

    This is in direct violation of the specific language of the law Congress enacted. The White House broke its own law to provide Congress ObamaCare gold and then fraudulently administered it through the District of Columbia’s Small Business Healthcare Exchange. In order to get their waiver, representatives of the House and Senate signed documents, under penalty of perjury, that each body employed no more than 50 people. To date more than 13,000 members and staff have signed up with the help of another gift--a dedicated team assigned only to Congress.
     
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    since the GOP wants a smaller government, they can all stay home and not return, no more paydays for them. Let them operate their state, why have a federal government???? They just cost us money and then peddle it out to the big corps, we pay dearly for our jobs and congress that doesn't do a darn thing but live off of us.
     
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    the GOP does NOT want smaller government they just say they do
     
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    They just want to run the states their way. I agree. That may of worked in the days before Ford, when most people didn't travel more that 100 miles from their home, and it took hours and was considered a big trip , but not today.
     
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    That was my point, lol.
     
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    You do not have to purchase a health plan through any exchange to be on ACA. ACA, obamacare has been the law of the land. If any plan on or off an exchange has the 10 essential health benefits it is an ACA plan.
     

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