Shameless: Dems at Ebola hearing push debunked ‘funding cuts’ lie!/teriobrien/status/522785108852768768

Waxman, DeGette cite research funding lapses.

— Jeannie Baumann (@MedResJourno) October 16, 2014

During opening statements at today&;s House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations hearing about the U.S. response to , Democrats on the committee already seem to have identified one of the culprits: Funding.

Democrat Rep. Diana DeGette of Colorado was first:

Rep. Degette pushes lack of funding of gov agencies as reason for no Ebola vaccine. Will be a point pushed by Ds today.

— Luke Russert (@LukeRussert) October 16, 2014

Democrat claims that the problem exists because the GOP cut Ebola funding have been thoroughly debunked, but that didn&8217;t stop California Rep. from also blaming &;funding cuts&; for increasing the Ebola threat:

"We need to commit adequate funding to public health infrastructure." Rep Henry Waxman

— Beth Crispin (@iyamiyam) October 16, 2014

Waxman: We shouldn&;t point fingers, however&;if funding hadn&039;t been cut.

— AmericanPie (@diana_bowers) October 16, 2014

Welp. Congress holds a hearing on Ebola response & Waxman complains that the bad response is lack of funding. IHATECONGRESS

— danedri (@danedri) October 16, 2014

"We have our share of responsibility for not funding publichealth infrastructure" both in the US and Africa &;

— Myra Donnelley (@myradonn) October 16, 2014

@FoxNews now waxman is blaming republicans for funding cuts. Total waste of time. Only our gov&039;t can turn Ebola into a circus

— James J (@NY_2_Carolina) October 16, 2014

"We have our share of responsibility by not funding the infrastructure" —Waxman lectures committee at Ebola hearing

— Steven Dennis (@StevenTDennis) October 16, 2014

EbolaHearing CDC Waxman: more funding, more funding!! for protocols; must be Repubs fault

— Ann Kane (@AnnKane1111) October 16, 2014

Waxman going on about CDC funding and sequestration. See these &039;doctors&039; are all about that sweet government money.&;&010;ebola

— Culture of Truth (@Bobblespeak) October 16, 2014


Ebola CDC Funding Tripled From 2001-2010.Stop with the political grand-standing,Waxman!

— Cheryl Jefferies (@CherylJ5) October 16, 2014


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