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Insurance Commissioner Fired After Criticizing Obamacare Fix

Former commissioner White publicly criticized Obama on White's website


A Washington, D.C. insurance commissioner was fired after publicly criticizing President Obama’s decision to modify part of the Affordable Care Act.

William P. White is the man who questioned Obama’s decision on White’s website but he got fired after failing to get permission from the mayor’s office to post his comments, according to The New York Times. White criticized Obama’s announcement on Thursday that thousands of Americans will be able to renew policies that don’t provide the minimum coverage in accordance with the health law.

The former commissioner sent an email to Mayor Vincent C. Gray asking approval to post his comments which he made public only 15 minutes after asking permission. Gray had yet to respond at the time and he fired Mr. White after working as an insurance commissioner for three years.

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