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GOP Senator Admits the Healthcare Bill Process Isn’t as Transparent as It Should Be

“The process is better if you do it in public, and that people get buy-in along the way and understand what’s going on. Obviously, that’s not the route that is being taken.”

— Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN), quoted by the New York Times, on drafting the Senate healthcare bill.

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Issa Takes Rhetorical Detour Down Trail of Tears

When an administration says ‘no,’ it’s no different than when Andrew Jackson marched Indians down the Trail of Tears, to their death.

— Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), quoted by Politico, on the Obama administration’s transparency.