- Posted October 18, 2013 by
Watertown, New York
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Report: 'Company Behind Troubled Obamacare Website Donated Heavily To Republicans In 2012'
The GOP’s chief scandal investigator, Rep. Darrell Issa, (R) Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman, received a $2000 check from CGI’s PAC according to Federal Election Commission records and Open Secrets.
Several Republican House Members, many that sit on the Appropriations Committee, including Committee Chair Hal Roger (R-Ky) received more from CGI, the general contractor of Healthcare.gov, than did House Democrats in campaign contributions in 2012.
The newest Republican attack on Obamacare alleges that there may have been some sweetheart deals offered to CGI by the Obama Administration because of CGI’s campaign contributions in 2012 to the Obama Campaign.
More money was given to House Republicans by CGI than to House Democrats- Total to Republicans: $48,000; Total to Democrats: $32,000.
Research also shows that CGI’s executives gave more to GOP candidate Mitt Romney than to President Obama according to the FEC. What backroom deal may have contributed to the failure of Healthcare.gov?
U.S. Spending.gov also shows that CGI has been awarded IT contracts totaling more than $2.4 billion dating back to the Bush Administration. Sweet deals? Maybe. But they didn’t start with the Obama Administration.
Complete story by Steve Friess at:
Issa, who took donations from CGI is investigating CGI and Obamacare? Hummm
Did the CGI, company that created the Obamacare web site, intentionally create problems to make the Healthcare.gov site look bad? And for what reason? Hummm
And now the GOP point to the web site and claim it's Obama's HHS Secretary's fault? Hummm
The GOP got more campaign contributions than did Democrats. Hummm
Besides, CGI has run way over in costs and will stand to make a lot more money should the web site 'problems persist'.
Is there any incentive to get the website fixed?
This looks a little suspicious to me.
It also looks like more hypocrisy from the GOP and Issa.
Hey, who's going to investigate Issa and the GOP?