Jay Carney slams Georgia insurance chief as example of GOP Obamacare ‘sabotage’
|By Susan Crabtree; Susan Crabtree, White House Correspondent|
During remarks to a Republican women's club meeting,
"Just yesterday we saw a particularly egregious example of Republicans who, to this day, say they want to repeal the law and are trying to sabotage or undermine it and the protections provided by the Affordable Care Act," Carney told reporters at his daily briefing Thursday.
"'It's your fault,' he said. So it's your fault if you have asthma or cancer or some other pre-existing condition," Carney said. "That kind of language is obviously wrong."
Hudgens told the Journal-Constitution on Wednesday that he misspoke and used a "really poor analogy" in making those remarks.
"It's not the person's fault they have a pre-existing condition," he said.