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January 02, 2010

Ben Nelson Asks SC Attorney General to "Call Off the Dogs"

According to a memo from Henry McMaster to the other attorneys general, outlining a phone call he received from Nelson on Thursday evening.

Said Nelson claimed he didn't ask for the Nebraska Medicare provision, and also there's a great way to fix the whole problem.

“Senator Nelson insisted that he had not asked for the Cornhusker Kickback to be placed in the U.S. Senate version of the health care bill to secure his vote. Senator Nelson told the attorney general that it was simply a ‘marker’ placed in the U.S. Senate version of the bill and assured the attorney general that it would be ‘fixed,’ says the memo.


The document goes on to say: “Senator Nelson said it would be ‘fixed’ by extending the Cornhusker Kickback (100% federal payment) on Medicaid to every state.”

"Fixed". He's confusing the "repair damage" definition of "fixed" for a different one I think.


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posted by Dave In Texas at 06:50 PM

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