Gov. Rick Perry wants to kill Obamacare dead, but Texas health officials are in talks with the Obama administration about accepting an estimated $100 million available through the health law to care for the elderly and disabled, POLITICO has learned.
Perry health aides are negotiating with the Obama administration on the terms of an optional Obamacare program that would allow Texas to claim stepped-up Medicaid funding for the care of people with disabilities.
I can’t wait to hear Gov. Perry explain his decision to accept federal ObamaCare dollars to the Tea Party base of the Republican Party in the 2016 Republican presidential primary.