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Denial-riffic: Maine Senator says ‘there is no such thing as Obamacare’

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By Doug Powers  •  March 30, 2014 01:30 PM

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Maine Sen. Angus King is an independent who caucuses with the Democrats, and he’s been trying to think of ways to “improve” Obamacare the Affordable Care Act. This morning, when King said this, you could almost see light bulbs turning on over the heads of Obamacare-supporting Dems up for re-election this year:

“Two points if I may, sir,” says Fox host Chris Wallace. “One, then why is Harry Reid saying he’s not going to allow a vote on the fixes? And, two, speak directly and briefly, becase we’re about to run out of time, to Senator Barrasso’s comment that a lot of doctors, a lot of hospitals are being excluded by what Obamacare is offering.”

“Now, now that’s a big — There is no such thing as Obamacare. You can’t sign up for Obamacare. You sign up for an Anthem policy or an Aetna policy or a WellPoint policy. It’s private insurance,” said King.

Video here.

Nancy Pelosi agrees, but King might want to tell Obama there’s no such thing as Obamacare:

**Written by Doug Powers

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