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REPORT: 2.3 Million Jobs Will Be Lost Due To Obamacare

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FOX News-- President Obama's push for healthcare overhaul received a black-eye after a Congressional Budget Office projection revealed nearly 2.3 million American jobs will be lost over the next decade due to Obamacare.


The news comes on the heels of FOX 17's Special Report on Obamacare which asks if the program is leading you to the insurance line or the unemployment line? WATCH: HERE


People are expected to abandon these jobs since they will be able to get insurance outside of the workplace. The report also adds jobs could be lost if employers choose to hire less full-time workers or reduce hours. The CBO reports says as much as 2 percent of net total employee hours could be reduced between 2017 and 2024 .  


The report drew immediate reaction from GOP lawmakers, including House Speaker John Boehner who said the report indicates ObamaCare is only making it harder for middle-class Americans to survive in the bad economy.


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