Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidDems leery of Planned Parenthood cuts spark Senate scuffle Overnight Finance: Senate sends Puerto Rico bill to Obama | Treasury, lawmakers to meet on tax rules | Obama hits Trump on NAFTA | Fed approves most banks' capital plans Senate passes Puerto Rico debt relief bill MORE (D-Nev.), for a second time Wednesday, accused the Koch brothers of funding ads that lie about ObamaCare.
“I guess if you make that much money, you can make these immoral decisions,” Reid said on the Senate floor. “The Koch brothers are about as un-American as anyone I can imagine.”
The wealthy brothers fund several Tea Party groups that have run negative ads about ObamaCare featuring people complaining about the law.
Reid said some of those ads have been misleading and, they’ve used actors and scripts rather than real stories from Americans.
Koch Companies President Philip Ellender defended his employers, saying Reid’s increasing attacks against the billionaires was “troubling.”