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Taxpayers could soon be footing the bill for pregnant women who can’t quit smoking for the good of their child growing in the womb.
A bill was introduced in Congress this week to “amend Title XIX of the Social Security Act to encourage states to provide pregnant women enrolled in the Medicaid program with access to comprehensive tobacco-cessation services.” dozen or so authorized highlevel officials. Too much politicization, they claimed.
“Change has come to Justice,” says a Justice Department lawyer. “Now the Executive Office of the President is directly soliciting . . . Justice to provide volunteers to run the White House Easter Egg Roll. You can’t make this stuff up.”
On the condition of anonymity, the lawyer provided Inside the Beltway with his invitation: “Peter Cottontail is heading to the White House very soon. Please circulate this form to all staff . . . who might be interested in volunteering at the historic Easter Egg Roll on the White House South Lawn.”