Scott Brown Wants To Support Medicaid Expansion Without Saying So, Apparently

May 8, 2014 5:41 p.m.

Does Scott Brown, Republican candidate for Senate, support New Hampshire’s recent decision to expand Medicaid under Obamacare?

A Thursday report from the Boston Globe suggested Brown’s position is a bit of a mystery, perhaps even to himself.

First, Brown had what sounded like kind words about the expansion, which should cover up to 58,000 residents after the state legislature approved it earlier this year.

“You can incorporate any of the considerations for those people on Medicaid expansion into a plan that works for us,” Brown said, according to the Globe, of his health policy plans.

But pressed on whether his position on Medicaid expansion, Brown “did not directly answer questions from a reporter about whether he supported or opposed the Medicaid expansion,” the Globe reported. Scott then apparently made comments about the Obama administration’s “trail of broken promises.”

It’s a dance that Republican candidates have become familiar with.

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