- The Washington Times - Monday, September 23, 2013

Sen. Rand Paul said federal workers shouldn’t get a pass from joining Obamacare — and that means Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., too.

Mr. Paul said in an interview with The Daily Caller that he’s going to propose a constitutional amendment to ensure that all federal employees have to buy into the Obamacare exchanges and give up their subsidized health care plans. His logic: Why should federal workers get special treatment?

“My amendment says basically that everybody including Justice Roberts — who seems to be such a fan of Obamacare — gets it too,” Mr. Paul said in the interview. “See right now, Justice Roberts is still continuing to have federal employee health insurance subsidized by the taxpayer. And if he likes Obamacare so much, I’m going to give him an amendment that gives Obamacare to Justice Roberts.”


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Mr. Paul’s amendment comes in direct response to conservatives who decried the Obamacare exemption that President Obama pushed for congressional members and staffers.