Undeleted secret e-mails expose Romney's double standards on healthcare billJun 6, 2:41 pm
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Undeleted secret-e-mails of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney during his tenure as Massachusetts Governor have exposed his double standards on healthcare, a provision in President Barack Obama's law that has strongly been criticized by the Republicans.According to ABC News, Romney's emails' reveal his defence of also defended the so-called individual mandate to buy health insurance.When Romney left the governor's office in Massachusetts, his staff erased all the e-mails from a computer server and bought the hard drives used to store data, so that their correspondence would stay hidden.According to ABC News, Tom Trimarco , Romney's administration and finance secretary, never deleted his e-mails.In an interview with ABC News, Trimarco said that he did not know he was supposed to delete the e-mails.No memo ever came around advising that was an option," he said, stifling a big laugh. "So when I left, I just left, and one of my colleagues said, 'What's the matter - did yours not have a delete button?' "One of the emails revealed is a warm note from Romney to Trimarco the night the governor signed the health bill into law. "You have made a huge difference, for me and for hundreds of thousands of people who will have healthier and happier lives," Romney wrote at 10:56 p.m. on April 12, 2006.Trimarco, who voted for Obama in 2008 but supports Romney now, said the e-mails prove that Romney cared deeply about giving health care to Massachusetts residents, because "his fingerprints are all over this thing."Romney has defended the deletion the e-mails by arguing that they would be fodder for his political opponents. (ANI)
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