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Americans Spent $2.2 Billion On "Obamaphone" Cell Phone Entitlement

Americans Spent $2.2 Billion On "Obamaphone" Cell Phone Entitlement

Not only are taxpayers shelling out big bucks for “Obamaphones,” but the program appears to be rife with fraud. As many as 41% of those getting the phones couldn’t, or wouldn’t, prove their eligibility. The U.S. government spent about $2.2 billion last year to provide phones to low-income Americans, but a Wall Street Journal review

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