Latest Fact-checks on Jeb Hensarling Jeb Hensarling stated on October 1, 2013 in a House floor speech: In a "sweetheart deal … members of Congress, thanks to the Obama administration, are going to be the only people in America to get subsidies in the Obamacare exchanges." Jeb Hensarling stated on August 2, 2013 in a press release: Says "the acting chief of the IRS said he – and the majority of IRS employees – would rather stay with his current" health "plan than switch to Obamacare." Jeb Hensarling stated on October 26, 2011 in a hearing of the congressional "Supercommittee": The departments of Commerce, Education and Energy and the EPA saw their spending increase by between 130 percent and 219 percent between 2008 and 2010. Jeb Hensarling stated on July 8, 2010 in a speech: "Today almost half our debt is owned by foreigners." Jeb Hensarling stated on January 29, 2010 in a Republican retreat in Baltimore: "What were the old annual deficits under Republicans have now become the monthly deficits under Democrats."