John Boehner Attacks WH For Not Putting Health Care Proposal Online, Then Attacks It For Doing So

Posted by | February 15, 2010 11:52 | Filed under: Top Stories

House Minority Leader John Boehner went after the White House for doing exactly what he suggested they do. It began with a letter to White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel urging that a proposal be put on line in advance of a bipartisan summit. Chris Bowers at Open Left sums it up:

So, four days later, the White House accepted this demand, and announced it would post a legislative proposal online more than 72 hours before the summit:

Since this meeting will be most productive if information is widely available before the meeting, we will post online the text of a proposed health insurance reform package.

So, naturally, the next day, Boehner attacked the White House for giving into his demand:

“A productive bipartisan discussion should begin with a clean sheet of paper,” Boehner said in a statement.

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