Dem rep's advice to GOP at Obamacare hearing: Get over it!

Rep. Jan Schakowsky says what many Democrats have long been thinking

Published October 30, 2013 7:50PM (EDT)

During Wednesday's Obamacare hearing before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Rep. Jan Schakowsky, Democrat from Illinois, had some pointed advice for Republicans still working to undermine and repeal Obamacare: Get over it.

"You know, I want to say to my colleagues," Schakowsky said, "after a three and a half year campaign to repeal, to discredit, to even shut down the government over Obamacare, I want to say, get over it!"

Schakowsky went on to acknowledge the healthcare program was experiencing serious issues, but called them "problems that I see being fixed."

Watch Schakowsky below, via CNN:

[h/t the Raw Story]

By Elias Isquith

Elias Isquith is a former Salon staff writer.

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