By appointing Berwick while the Senate was in recess, Obama was able to avoid a public hearing and Senate vote for his nominee.
In the weekly GOP radio and Internet address, Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts says that's hypocritical amid Obama's promises of transparency.
Roberts says Berwick's recess appointment is particularly troubling given the large role he'll play in implementing the massive health care overhaul Obama signed into law earlier this year.
Berwick says "the most sweeping overhaul of health care in our lifetime - cannot be implemented behind closed doors."
Roberts says he fears health care will be rationed under Berwick.
I was out of the office last week. In case you missed it, here is the GOP’s weekly address from July 10th.
Republicans say they want to hear your fresh ideas on how to make things better.
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