Obama defends healthcare law after adviser criticism

Julian Gomez explains Obamacare to people at a health insurance enrolment event in CommerceWASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday defended the transparency of his signature healthcare law, after one of the White House’s advisers on the reform said the law passed, in part, because of the “stupidity” of American voters. Obama said the law, which extends private health coverage to uninsured Americans, was extensively analyzed and written about before its passage in 2010, and in subsequent debates. “The fact that some adviser who never worked on our staff expressed an opinion that I completely disagree with … …

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