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As the Cost of Obamacare Skyrockets, How Does Bob Casey Recommend to Pay for His Vote?

A similar version of the release below was issued in Florida (Bill Nelson); Michigan (Debbie Stabenow); Missouri (Claire McCaskill); Montana (Jon Tester); Nevada (Shelley Berkley); New Mexico (Martin Heinrich); Ohio (Sherrod Brown); and Wisconsin (Tammy Baldwin) 

CBO now estimates Obamacare will cost double what Obama and Casey pledged

WASHINGTON – Nearly two years after Obamacare was signed into law, the Congressional Budget Office says that the costs of onerous federal mandate continue to skyrocket.  As the 60th vote for Obama’s healthcare takeover, Bob Casey should tell Pennsylvanians how he plans to pay for his vote without increasing the national debt.

This week the CBO estimated that Obamacare will cost $1.76 trillion over the next decade – double Obama’s initial projection of “around $900 billion” when he rushed the bill through Congress.

 

“As the price tag for Obamacare skyrockets, Bob Casey should tell Pennsylvanians how he plans to pay for his vote without growing the national debt,” said Nate Hodson, director of state and regional media relations for Crossroads GPS.  “Making future generations pay the price for Bob Casey’s support of Obama’s healthcare takeover is not the type of leadership Pennsylvanians expect.”

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