◼ On Thursday, 39 Republican senators sent a letter to the White House demanding to know the 21 agencies that are promoting Obamacare and whether those agencies are being reimbursed--or even have the legal authority to do so. - Tony Lee/Breitbart
Agencies suspected to be engaging in promotional work, according to the senators, include: the Food and Drug Administration; the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; Institute for Museum and Library Services; the Small Business Administration; and the Departments of Agriculture, Housing and Urban Development, Labor, and Commerce....
"There is a cost to the taxpayers for each and every one of these actions -- particularly changing longstanding forms and notices or possibly adding new unfunded mandates or responsibilities to programs and grants without congressional consent," they wrote. "HHS now appears to be evading Congress' constitutional power of the purse by using unrelated resources and authorities dedicated to other missions."
◼ 21 federal agencies working to implement Obamacare, but who are they? - Ashe Schow/Washington Examiner