Vitter Says – Republican Senators Vote To Treat Congress Equally Under Obamacare
A rule proposed by Senator David Vitter has been accepted by the Senate Republican Conference today to designate their staff as 'official' so they cannot be exempted from entering the Obamacare Exchange. Some members of Congress created a loophole in Obamacare that states Congress and official staff must enter the Obamacare Exchange by designating their staff as 'non-official', allowing them to avoid entering Obamacare.
Senator Vitter said,
Republican senators made a strong, principled statement today in passing my resolution. Washington should have to live under Obamacare just like everybody else until we repeal it. And we won't be complicit in Obama's illegal rule designed to protect Washington insiders.
Vitter also challenged the Senate Democrats to adopt a similar policy.