Newly uncovered documents reveal that “Obamacare head Marilyn Tavenner told a top press official to delete an e-mail related to HealthCare.gov during the botched launch.” The Daily Caller,
House Republicans are seeking emails from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services officials to discover exactly how Obamacare and HealthCare.gov’s rollout went so wrong. But it turns out that last October, Tavenner directly told CMS’s communications director, Julie Bataille, to delete an email chain with White House officials about HealthCare.gov and contractor Serco.
“Please delete this email-but please see if we can work on call script,” Tavenner wrote to Bataille, upon receiving an email chain which discussed talking points on getting through the then-nonfunctional Obamacare website and the efforts of Obamacare contractor Serco…
“Right on cue, when the going gets tough, the Obama administration proclaims it can’t find the documents,” said committee chairman Rep. Fred Upton. “And now we know that when HealthCare.gov was crashing, those in charge were hitting the delete button behind the scenes.”
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