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There -- -- now the other side to democratic congressman Elijah Cummings.
Not at today's however -- among the Democrats -- firmly believes that getting something done on health care -- -- and getting nothing done on health care.
The president reportedly does on the scale down a plan B.
That would expand insurance to fifteen million Americans so far Dicey on this local public option that the congressman wants to -- Always happy to have his -- with me because agree or disagree.
He is a class act congressman good to have you.
Agree with him so I don't know if you caught any of this on -- to congress and I had to cover that -- so no offense here colleagues but he did what they can talk.
And I'm wondering announcing his -- parties.
-- did anything get done.
I think we had an opportunity to.
See that there were some agreement Neal who we -- not.
The fact is -- -- became clear.
That the senate bill which basically what is what the prison base his proposal on had a 147.
Some amendments already unit.
From our our Republican colleagues and there's a lot this already in the -- the -- -- our Republican colleagues wanted so.
You know the question becomes.
You know I think we had.
Some nitpicking here I think we had.
Some questions about process as opposed to end result those of us and so it didn't it didn't get a little -- there but but.
Not only times -- -- could -- -- it put a moratorium on the stories.
-- -- -- Nancy Pelosi signed -- a grown man crying and and Republicans saying that talk to the farmer back home.
Who said don't spend all our money could someone -- just sit wanted to you knuckle heads pulls out a story you're you're you're ejected from the room.
And the -- baseline doesn't.
Yeah -- what you could say that -- but I got a tea.
You know I think the stories come to dramatize our -- -- -- -- -- we've heard a moment here aren't you could get your hands dirty did get it done got a guy.
You're very good zones -- as you wanted but you're also.
But a guy does gets -- -- done that they're not all parties will agree with what you're getting done but you're you're -- And I just -- -- easy Amber's going on and on and I've heard you talking points on both sides did do something.
Well I think we I think clearly -- we're going to do something and I think the president has been abundantly clear I think.
This was a wonderful opportunity for the parties a get together and just won't be talked.
And I thought the president was -- and I -- the he extended a hand tonight and but again.
One of the things that I notice today -- what I've been is that.
And -- -- -- congresswoman Blackburn just mention it again.
Seven -- you know miss this -- what we've done and start all over well the fact is that we've been through a process we've been through.
More than 200 hearings between the house and the senate.
And so old and and and and is a lot of agreement already some of the things you talked about this whole issue.
And why do -- do just that Eliza why do you need is that in other words here's a stuff on which you're very you're quite right there's a lot that you guys agree on.
Do that they a couple of Republicans are saying this is incidental moderate blue dog Democrats -- were not there let's go with the stuff we agree on.
Table and then addressed down the road this stuff that's more contentious but at least we leave the meeting.
Should the American people we got something done but it seems -- each side is saying.
All or nothing Democrats all Republicans nothing.
I don't think that the Democrats of saying all of nothing I think basically what the president was trying to say.
Is that this is this situation that you have to address and I'm very.
Way because once you -- one part do something else happened in other words.
If you want to make sure you get rid of preexisting conditions which seems that everybody seems that we Ryan Grant you've got to find out what you got -- find a way.
This is thirty some a million people why because you've got to be -- -- -- a -- now if you once you get to thirty million people insured.
You also got a fine.
Ways to help employers.
He got to help way to find ways to subsidize some of those folks who can't afford insurance so it's not like dvds do a little -- -- -- -- there.
It's got to be comprehensive and that's what it's all about.
And I and I deep in my heart I believe that we got to get this -- -- -- -- -- -- -- noted that there -- lot of naysayers about what happened today.
But I've got to tell you I think I've found the president was races that could be reached out of the parties reach out to each other and now we just have to take a step further and get it done.
All right congressman applause you'll be well okay.
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