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Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican and the House’s top investigator, said the state should pick up the tab for transitioning to the federal exchange.

“Federal taxpayers should not be stuck with the bill twice for this disastrous project,” he said. “The Administration needs to stop treating taxpayers as a bottomless piggy bank to bail out one botched Obamacare project after another. Poor execution by this administration is adding billions to the cost of a program that is already too expensive.”

• This article is based in part on wire service reports.