Though Robert Gibbs’s ties to President Obama go back to the president’s 2004 Senate campaign, Nancy Pelosi claims the former White House press secretary’s prediction that Obamacare’s employer mandate would be scrapped is motivated by his corporate affiliations. Speaking with CNN’s Candy Crowley, Pelosi dismissed Gibbs’s comments and said the mandate would stay.
When pressed again about Gibbs’s remarks, Pelosi grew impatient.
“I don’t know why we’re focusing on that,” she responded. “One person says one thing — 7 million people signed up!”