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Aug 16, 2013

The Hill: Issa threatens ObamaCare subpoena

By Sam Baker – 08/15/13

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) threatened Thursday to subpoena records about how the Internal Revenue Service has implemented ObamaCare.
Issa, the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has pressed the tax agency over its handling of the healthcare law’s tax subsidies, which will help low-income families pay their premiums.
Issa said the Treasury Department has not provided substantive answers to his questions about the subsidies and threatened to “consider use of compulsory process” if the department doesn’t provide more information by Aug. 29.

Issa believes Treasury and the IRS are illegally implementing the law’s insurance subsidies. The IRS plans to make subsidies available in all 50 states, but some Republicans say the tax credits should only be available in the 16 states that are operating their own insurance exchanges.

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