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Jonathan Gruber Recorded Visiting White House at Least 19 Times

By Michael Morris | November 18, 2014 | 12:36pm EST

According to WhiteHouse.gov’s Visitor Access Records, the man who let the cat out of Obamacare’s less-than-transparent bag visited the White House at least 19 times between 2009 and 2014.

Gruber, calling American voters too "stupid" to understand economics, said that Obamacare taxes “the insurance companies, [then] they pass down higher prices that offsets the tax break we get. It ends up being the same thing. It’s a very clever, basically exploitation of the lack of economic understanding of the American voter.”

But President Brarack Hussein Obama, when asked about his “former advisor” Jonathan Gruber’s statements and whether he (Obama) misled the American people, acted as if there was no connection between Gruber’s statements and Obamacare’s implementation.

At a press conference, President Obama had this to say about Gruber and whether Americans were misled about Obamacare:

“No. I did not. Umm. I just heard about this, I get well briefed before I come out here.  The fact that some advisor, who never worked on our staff, uhh, expressed an opinion that, uhh, I completely disagree with in terms of the voters is no reflection on the actual process that was run.”

And while it may be true that Gruber was not “on [Obama’s] staff,” as the President stated, it cannot be denied that Gruber made multiple appearances at the White House, the most recent visit occurring as recently as June 27, 2014.

Listed below are the recorded dates that Jonathan Gruber visited the White House:

  • 01/29/2009
  • Three times on 03/25/2009
  • Two times on 03/26/2009
  • 07/20/2009
  • 02/03/2010
  • 05/11/2010
  • 03/08/2011
  • 04/19/2011
  • 04/20/2011
  • 01/04/2012
  • 01/13/2012
  • 07/29/2012
  • 07/31/2012
  • 03/13/2013
  • 01/15/2014
  • 06/27/2014

The question that still begs to be asked is this: What was Jonathan Gruber doing at the White House? Perhaps Jonathan Gruber was there to promote “transparency” in legislation.

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