E-mails and other documents show that he did know, or at least, his closest advisors in the inner White House circle, did. Winston Churchill coined a phrase to explain this kind of hedging dodging, and covering up, “terminological inexactitude,” a euphemism for circumlocution or beating around the truth.
As Charles Krauthammer trenchantly observed, " They (the Obama administration) crafted the law precisely in a complicated way in order to maximize the number of people who would lose insurance." To say otherwise is a "terminological exactitude, " a stretch, a deception, and an example of Bureaucratic Big Brother Doublespeak.
As an attorney, McCormick prosecuted those engaged in the 1993 trade center bombing and those who staged and carried out the terrorist attacks on US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. He left the Justice Department in 2003. He is now a senior contributor to National Review.