GOP senators want IG probe of Sebelius’ ‘Obamacare’ fundraising

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Republicans are calling for more details to be released.

Last week, Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee wrote to more than a dozen companies, including top insurers, to ask whether anyone at HHS tried to solicit funds from them to support the overhaul.
In their letter Thursday, the three senators cited a recent Washington Post editorial that accused Mrs. Sebelius of “dancing around serious ethical lines.”

“We believe the [office of inspector general] is well-positioned to impartially examine any and all evidence regarding these practices on the part of Secretary Sebelius or other HHS officials,” they wrote.
?? Tom Howell Jr. contributed to this report.

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