GOP catches top health care bureaucrat telling staffers to delete email

The head of Medicare and Medicaid Services sent an email to staffers about the Obamacare rollout, telling them to delete the document after reading it. It's an innocuous document but raises the more important question: How many other emails did Mary Tavenner ask staff to delete? The Hill: House Republicans on Friday accused a top Obama administration health official of telling staff to delete an email related to the healthcare law’s rollout last fall. In a letter to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Administrator Marilyn Tavenner, the Republicans point to an Oct. 5 email from Tavenner to staff about how to handle calls from people applying for ObamaCare.  In the first line of the email, Tavenner writes “please delete this email but see if we can work on call script.” Republicans in their letter ask why Tavenner wanted the email deleted, and whether she has asked for other emails to be deleted. “This contradicts ... [the claim]...(Read Full Post)