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In speech attacking Obamacare, Roe says he and wife ‘fixed’

GARY B. GRAY, NET News Service • Feb 11, 2014 at 10:39 PM

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-1st, said Monday the Affordable Care Act should not force insurance companies to cover pregnancies, citing as a very personal example in that he and his wife were “fixed.”

Roe, who was speaking at the Heritage Foundation’s Conservative Policy Summit, said President Barack Obama’s health care law was as thick as two old-style Sears and Roebuck catalogues, a “monstrosity” that needed getting rid of and a plan that is “impossible to tweak,” according to an online report by The Raw Story.

The headline, which may or may not deserve some ironing out, depending on your take, reads: “Rep Phil Roe: Obamacare shouldn’t cover pregnancies because my wife is fixed.” The story said Roe spoke to the group Tuesday. He did not.

Read the full story on the Johnson City Press website.

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