Politics Gruber apologizes to Congress for ‘glib’ Obamacare comments (+video)

MIT economist Jonathan Gruber sought to distance himself on Tuesday from comments that Obamacare relied on the ‘stupidity of the American voter’ to win ultimate passage.

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A key economic adviser on President Obama’s health-care reform law appeared before a congressional oversight committee on Tuesday and repeatedly sought to distance himself from recorded comments that the law relied on the “stupidity of the American voter” to win ultimate passage.