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Did WH Consider Delaying the Individual Mandate?

Representative Tom Price (R., Ga.) posed the question to Deputy Assistant Treasury Secretary Mark Iwry today at a hearing of the House Ways and Means Committee. Iwry, it would seem, goes to great lengths to avoid saying yes. 

Earlier this month, the White House announced a (unilaterally imposed) one-year delay of Obamacare’s employer mandate. The House plans to vote this evening on a bill that would codify that delay into law, as well as on a bill to delay the individual mandate for one year.

Andrew StilesAndrew Stiles is a political reporter for National Review Online. He previously worked at the Washington Free Beacon, and was an intern at The Hill newspaper. Stiles is a 2009 ...


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