Figures – Chris Christie To Sign Onto Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion


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People are still talking about New Jersey Governor Chris Christie running for president in 2016. If he does, he should probably run in the Democrats’ primary. Here’s reason number 198:

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is preparing to announce he’s accepting Medicaid expansion under the president’s health care law, becoming the eighth GOP governor to buck his party and align himself with President Barack Obama on the issue, according to POLITICO sources.

The Newark-based Star Ledger first reported the news Tuesday, less than three hours before Christie is scheduled to deliver a state budget address.

Medicaid expansion starting next year would extend coverage to an estimated 300,000 uninsured New Jersey residents. The federal government fully funds the expansion for three years, after which the state contribution gradually rises to 10 percent. (Read More)

President Obama’s newest BFF joins Republican Governors Rick Scott (Florida) and John Kacich (Ohio) in caving to the Obama regime.