Flashback: White House Brags Obamacare Prevented First Quarter GDP From Shrinking (Video)

The US economy shrunk at a much larger rate than previously estimated in the first quarter.
The GDP fell by 2.9% , the economy’s worst performance since the Great Recession.
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But it wasn’t that long ago that the White HOuse bragged that Obamacare saved the first quarter GDP from shrinking.
The NRCC reported:

By now many of you have seen the news that our GDP declined steeply in the 1st quarter.

A drop of 2.9 percent is the type of precipitous fall we haven’t seen since the first months of 2009.

But it was less than 2 months ago that the White House bragged ObamaCare actually prevented a GDP contraction in Q1:

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