One of the ‘Important People’

This is what happens when a reporter tries to make an OBGYN appointment with Eric Holder’s wife


Marilyn Jerome, Sharon Malone /

Marilyn Jerome, Sharon Malone /


Elizabeth Harrington
The Washington Free Beacon

…John Foust has made his wife the face of his campaign for Virginia’s 10th District. Dr. Marilyn Jerome is an OBGYN, who practices alongside Attorney General Eric Holder’s wife at Foxhall.

Dr. Jerome claims that her husband is a better candidate because he will never get between a woman and her doctor. “As an OBGYN,” Foust attacks his Republican opponent Barbara Comstock for opposing Medicaid expansion. Failure to expand Medicaid to rural hospitals could be “devastating,” he says.

Dr. Jerome has also written in support of the Affordable Care Act on the Foxhall website, citing the Medicaid expansion as beneficial to low-income women.

“For over 30 years, John’s wife, Dr. Marilyn Jerome has practiced obstetrics and gynecology with Foxhall Ob-Gyn, a practice dedicated to providing compassionate reproductive healthcare for women in NW Washington, D.C., and the surrounding communities,” Foust’s campaign website reads.

It turns out, however, that not all women can receive “compassionate reproductive healthcare” from Foxhall. The practice doesn’t accept Medicaid…

…“It is not about politics or power, it is about affecting [sic] change, making our lives and our community a better place,” Jerome said in support of her husband’s campaign.

However, in her own practice Medicaid is not accepted because the community in Spring Valley doesn’t “have the demographics for it.”…



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