In Context: Orrin Hatch's comments about CHIP, people who 'won’t lift a finger' to help themselves

Joe Scarborough seized on a statement by Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, that the MSNBC host found "cold and callous" during the final push to pass a tax bill. Scarborough accused Hatch of linking Children’s Health Insurance Program recipients to people who "won’t lift a finger" to help themselves. Scarborough’s tweet said, "@SenOrrinHatch talking about children's health care: ‘I have a rough time wanting to spend billions and billions and trillions of dollars to help people who won’t help themselves – won’t lift a finger – and expect the federal government to do everything.’" Scarborough has since deleted the original tweet … >>More
Politifact.com stories from National

{image}

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *