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Sebelius Subpoenaed To Answer Questions On Health Law Promotion

The GOP-controlled House Ways and Means Committee has subpoenaed Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to answer questions over how the administration is promoting the health law.

Los Angeles Times: Sebelius Subpoenaed Over Efforts To Promote Health Care Reform
Despite last week's election, House Republicans kept up their attack on the Obama administration’s 2010 health care law Wednesday, as the House Ways and Means Committee subpoenaed Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius for information about the administration’s efforts to promote the Affordable Care Act (Levey, 11/14).

Politico: Ways And Means Issues Subpoena For Kathleen Sebelius
The House Ways and Means Committee has subpoenaed Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, demanding that she reveal details of how the agency is promoting the health reform law, according to the committee. The election may have iced efforts to repeal the law on the whole, but House Republicans are indicating they're full speed ahead on intense oversight of how the Obama administration is enacting the legislation (Haberkorn, 11/14).

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