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Sun Oct 15, 2017, 08:24 PM

Is Rep. Jim Jordan a hypocrite? Watch him spar with CNN's Chris Cuomo

WASHINGTON - When Barack Obama was president, Rep. Jim Jordan regularly trashed him for making policies by executive order. Is he a hypocrite now for applauding when Donald Trump uses the same mechanism to set policy?

The Champaign County Republican congressman who co-founded the House Freedom Caucus debated that question with CNN's Chris Cuomo during a heated Friday morning discussion of President Trump's decision to stop federal subsidies for low income Americans' health insurance.

Jordan is an outspoken Affordable Care Act critic who regularly calls for its repeal and replacement. He expressed frustration when GOP efforts to do that ground to a halt this year, criticizing Republicans who got cold feet about undoing the law.

When Trump took several actions to undercut Obamacare on Thursday, Jordan applauded, saying his executive order that allowed sales of health insurance plans that violate Affordable Care Act rules will start to give "everyday Americans premium relief."

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Sun Oct 15, 2017, 08:34 PM

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