Garrett Blasts Affordable Care Act at Teaneck Event

Republican congressman says law is attack on the economy.

Rep. Scott Garrett, R-Wantage, called President Obama’s healthcare reform law “an assault on the economy and job creation” at a forum hosted by Monday, northjersey.com reports.

Garrett cited numbers showing optimism among small businesses in June dropped to their lowest levels since October 2011. The  requires businesses with under 50 employees provide coverage or pay a tax, Garrett said in the report.

The round table event, sponsored by the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey, also included a state official who gave no hints to in New Jersey.

Garrett is facing in the race for the redrawn 5th Congressional District.

JB July 25, 2012 at 05:18 PM
If the ACA is so damn wonderful why has the Obama administration issued so many waivers? Do as I say? Not as I do?
B@B July 25, 2012 at 06:18 PM
Spoken in true "I Got Mine And Eff You" fashion by a Tea Party Republican who has received a government paycheck and government healthcare since the fools in NJ-5 bought his "I'm Just Like Marge" line in 2002 -- and continue to send this selfish ideologue to Congress every two years.
thetentman July 26, 2012 at 01:47 AM
I had qualms about the Affordable Health Care Act until Mr. Garret started fulminating against it. If he's against it then I am for it. He has got to go.
John Santaella July 26, 2012 at 03:36 AM
Though I think Garret is FOS on this issue he does pay for his medical coverage. He does not get free health insurance.
Dan Gergoslow July 31, 2012 at 03:22 AM


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