Remember in 2009 when Rep. Joe Wilson incurred the wrath of Democrats after saying “you lie” as President Obama guaranteed Americans that Obamacare wouldn’t cover illegal immigrants?
— Shirley Baldwin (@nutjob) May 13, 2016
Obama admonished Wilson, saying his claim was “not true.” Former Attorney General Eric Holder might think Rep. Wilson should have been told to “sit the f— down,” but progressives in California are succeeding so far at their effort to prove the South Carolina congressman correct:
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) June 4, 2016
From the Washington Examiner:
While President Obama’s healthcare law bans illegal immigrants from purchasing Obamacare plans, California is trying to partially change that through what’s known as a 1332 waiver. If Brown signs the new measure into law, it would allow the state to petition the federal government to let it allow illegal immigrants to buy plans through Covered California, although they couldn’t get federal subsidies.
If California obtains the waiver, it would become the first state to expand the Affordable Care Act to illegal immigrants.
Does anybody really believe that taxpayers wouldn’t end up subsidizing this?
'09: @RepJoeWilson warns us: "You lie."
— Michael Johns (@michaeljohns) June 4, 2016
"You get to keep your doctor…er….you get to pay for illegals to go to your old doctor." https://t.co/TWoIHcg2r6
— (((Jim Minardi))) (@AMillennialMind) June 4, 2016