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10 GOP senators call for firing of Sebelius in letter to Obama
Modern Healthcare

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’ appearance before the Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday failed to convince GOP lawmakers she’s capable of overseeing the rest of the health reform law’s implementation. On Thursday, 10 Republican senators asked the president to fire her. Spearheaded by Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.)—who called on Sebelius to resign in late October—the letter cites massive problems with and Sebelius’ actions after last month’s calamitous launch of the federal Web portal as reasons why they want the president to relieve the secretary of her duties.