Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) lost her husband this past October, having suffered a heart attack at the age of 65.
At today’s Oversight Committee hearing, regarding Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber’s repeated statements that health care reform came about because of the stupidity of the American people, Lummis shared an incredibly emotional story of how the President’s signature law played a role – or rather, failed to help prevent – the death of her husband.
After hearing Gruber repeatedly make a mockery of the committee’s questions by repeating words and phrases, such as ‘I was being glib,’ ad nauseam, Lummis shared her story.
Lummis explained that the couple were told one minute they were on Obamacare, the next minute, they were not. During one of the times they were dropped from their Obamacare plan, she explained, “my husband was having chest pains.”
She added, “he didn’t have all of the tests that he was advised by his physician to have.”
“On October 24th, my husband went to sleep and never woke up.”
Lummis finished by telling Gruber to “get over your damn glibness.”
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Lummis explained that it wasn’t just her heart-wrenching personal story that should mean something to the Obamacare architect.
“There have been so many glitches in the passage and implementation of Obamacare that have real-life consequences on peoples’ lives,” she pleaded.
The Washington Post called Lummis’ statements “the most moving moment of the Gruber hearing.”
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