Medical help for illegal immigrants could haunt Mitt RomneySubmitted by 4Constitution on Mon, 10/24/2011 - 15:08
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On the Republican campaign trail, he derides any such public aid. But the healthcare law he signed as Massachusetts governor allows it.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sharply criticizes public aid for illegal immigrants. But a healthcare law he signed as governor of Massachusetts allows some to get free medical care. (Justin Sullivan / Getty Images)
Reporting from Washington— The Massachusetts healthcare law that then-Gov. Mitt Romney signed in 2006 includes a program known as the Health Safety Net, which allows undocumented immigrants to get needed medical care along with others who lack insurance.