Congress Steps Up Probe of White House Health Reform Meetings
By Elizabeth MacDonald
Published April 26, 2011
GOP members of the powerful U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee have stepped up their probe of secret back room negotiations and quid pro quo deals struck in health reform, after the White House stonewalled requests for detailed information and documents and only submitted a handful of press releases and a list of staffers in the health reform czar's office, Congressional sources tell FOX Business [FBN].
As FBN's Rich Edson reported last week, energy and commerce officials have largely stopped asking the Administration for information and instead are now targeting 12 interest groups and unions “identified by the White House as having been at the White House during the secret health care negotiations,” and who played a key role in crafting the reform legislation, the committee says.
The dozen targeted is up from an initial six groups. See the full list by clicking the link below...