Meanwhile, Boehner also slammed the administration over allegations that the White House colluded with the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America to push for passage of Obama’s signature health care reform law.
Pointing to White House emails released by the Energy and Commerce Committee this week indicating White House Deputy Chief of Staff Jim Messina worked with PhRMA to set up an outside group to back passage, Boehner charged the administration had engaged in “backroom deals that led to its passage.”
The White House and PhRMA “created and managed a super PAC paid for by PhRMA and run by Jim Messina out of the West Wing. This is wrong and the administration must be held accountable,” he added.
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