Here's The Choice Obama Made 5 Years Ago That's Hurting Obamacare Now Staff
Posted: Nov 14, 2013 10:39 AM
When he was seeking passage of the Affordable Care Act, one of the things President Obama really wanted to be able to say was that his plan didn't increase the deficit. So the law was designed to hold down explicit spending by relying heavily on mandates and cross-subsidies to get people covered without direct government outlays.