HEY, OBAMA: Joe Wilson Was Right, “You Lie!” OBAMACARE Does Cover Illegals in CA

Published on February 18, 2014


On Monday, Fox News Channel’s The Kelly File took up my article from Friday in which I reported that California’s state Obamacare exchange, Covered California, is recruiting illegal aliens to enroll in the program. I cited the Covered California website, where a page advises, in Spanish: “Fear not if you are undocumented and want to enroll your family in health insurance.” It appeared that Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC), of “You lie!” fame, was right about the policy and illegal aliens.

The Cato Institute’s Michael Cannnon told host Megyn Kelly that while Wilson was correct, it was not for the reasons that I cited. Instead, he argued, illegal aliens can take advantage of Obamacare reforms when they buy insurance outside of an Obamacare exchange.

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