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So, another one of Barack Hussein Obama's radical Leftists doesn't make the cut. But how much damage has he done during his interim appointment? How much infrastructure has he put in place? How many lower profile people has he put in places of importance who share his ideology of health care rationing, death panels, and euthanasia?
From politico....Sources: Democrats giving up on Donald Berwick nomination for Medicare/Medicaid administrator
Senate Democrats have given up on confirming Don Berwick as CMS administrator in the wake of a letter from 42 Republican senators opposing the nomination, sources tell POLITICO.
Citing the GOP letter, a person familiar with the situation said Senate Democrats and the White House "can do the arithmetic" and now see that there's no way for Berwick to get the 60 votes needed to clear the Senate.
At a meeting with health care lobbyists Friday, Democratic Senate Finance Committee staffers indicated that the nomination is dead, that there will be no confirmation hearing, and that they'll soon be discussing "next steps" for CMS, sources said....
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