Let the Finger-Burning Begin! Sen. Nelson’s Morbid Command to Sebelius

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‘Burn their fingers’

Jonathan Easley reports:  Sen. Bill Nelson lashed out Wednesday at the contractors charged with building the ObamaCare website. Addressing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at a Senate Finance Committee hearing, the Florida Democrat said the contractors should be held to account for the site’s disastrous launch. “As someone who has fought and bled for this … I want you to hold them to account,” Nelson said.

I want you to burn their fingers and make them pay for not being responsible and producing a product that all of us could be proud of.”

Nelson asked Sebelius if she had any legal authority to withhold payments from the contractors.

“We have paid out a portion of the money that has been encumbered for the website build out,” Sebelius said. “It clearly is not up and running at a sufficient level at this point.”

TheHill


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