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GOP Rep lashes out at Sebelius

Rep. John Shimkus (R-Ill.) lashed out at Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen SebeliusKathleen SebeliusFighting for assisted living facilities The chaotic fight for ObamaCare California exchange CEO: Insurers ‘throwing ObamaCare under the bus’ MORE at a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on Wednesday.

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Shimkus became heated during a disagreement with Sebelius over the Medicaid expansion under ObamaCare and said it was pointless for him to argue with the secretary over the matter.

“It’s like talking to the Republic of Korea,” he said.

Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (D-N.J.), who started off the hearing asking his colleagues to treat Sebelius respectfully and to allow her to finish her answers to the committee’s questions, strenuously objected.

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