Top GOPer Accuses Admin. Of ‘Cooking The Books’ On Health Care Sign-Ups

Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and the Senate GOP leadership answer questions following a Republican strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., i... Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and the Senate GOP leadership answer questions following a Republican strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is at right. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) MORE LESS
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Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), the No. 4 Republican in the Senate, on Sunday accused the Obama administration of inflating the statistics on health care sign-ups through the exchanges established under Obamacare.

“I don’t think it means anything,” Barrasso said on “Fox News Sunday” about the news that 6 million people had signed up for health care plans. “I think they’re cooking the books on this.”

Barrasso said people care more about what kind of plans people are purchasing and whether they can keep their doctors, not how many people have signed up for new plans.

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