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Got David -- thanks for joining us tonight first up what can Bill Clinton do that Barack go back -- -- -- can't do.
Well that's what a lot of folks were wondering when a former president returned to Capitol Hill today to brief members of congress on his experience -- Health Care Reform.
-- the problem was that.
Health Care Reform was one of Clinton's biggest failures now Democrats.
Dropped health care like a hot potato.
After led to one of their biggest mid term losses in history in 1994.
And Bill Clinton himself.
Almost never revisited the issue for his remaining six years in office so.
What does this say about the chances for the massive Pelosi health care bill if Bill Clinton is the best card in the Democrats shrinking back.
Let's ask Ann Coulter she is author of guilty.
Liberal victims and their assault on America it is now.
In paperback guilty -- liberals go crazy with that after I don't -- -- best way to that emotion we got.
We have another guest who's gonna joys that a mystery -- don't show recognize that we don't -- you may recognize the voice the winners of who get the voice we'll get an extra.
Ten minutes of scoreboard -- all right Bill Clinton he lost big time on health care.
What did they think what the Democrats think he adds to the debate now.
-- -- it's a great idea to bring him back in her -- were you -- before election.
Fit -- really crazy liberal -- on -- is.
-- if only ended Clinton had pushed harder on health care and gotten a thrill they wouldn't have have the 1994.
These slightly less crazy but still very stupid liberal theory is.
Well once we already brought -- -- we should push it through rather than bring it up get all the punishment but not.
Be able to say -- we got this program don't.
The reason I think that is when.
That is stupid is -- -- -- Americans don't want this bill as congressman indicated by their votes on.
On and on Saturday night the very very minimum number of Democrats to pass it got -- as you know Pelosi was saying.
-- I'm gonna -- you 39 Democrats you can win reelection.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- But but but 39 Democrats voted emphasize voted against Muslims the most shouldn't they -- allowed to vote against it.
I mean you know and moreover that isn't what was discussed during the campaign in 1994 I went back and looked this up because so many people were saying.
All we need to push it through the two Democrats Democrats you Democrats in the New York Times we need to push it through because Clinton was punished for not getting -- -- -- -- -- does not the way I remember 1994 election.
I'm in 94 election and read all the articles on the campaign in 1994 from the New York Times it was the contract with America.
It was midnight basketball the big one was the ban on assault.
Opens and in point of fact.
It was a New York -- -- coming on CNN health care was not insignificant a lot of pain and a lot of people were fed up with what they called Hillary care.
They are not because I went back and read the 1990 relax we're talking about it and by the way the Republicans were saying -- a -- against big government generally but it but.
We didn't have Fox News -- that remember that.
We're still immediate determines what gets plotting to about one thing and they want to I want an America doesn't have now -- it did have back then is Newt Gingrich.
As leader of the house of the house Republicans they got -- -- -- coming up Fox News in the Internet.
All right well I hope -- -- -- -- -- -- -- I -- Susan matches that I would probably film like this bill so we're just we're gonna do down their throats and alike it's more about that kind of a crazy again the question is without.
It's sort of a cohesive force among the Republicans because I think -- be the first to admit there is.
A lack of cohesion that Newt Gingrich provided for Republicans in the house of congress even before he was leader of of congress.
And I found -- that it's it's the it is it's still the Democrats -- is -- not.
Well he didn't have much -- are one thing when nobody out -- -- -- when the Democrats up and passing majorities in the center of massive majorities in the house and they have the presidency there's a limit to what you can do what is gonna stop the spill.
Is not the Republicans though thank you all Republicans but that one for a guy who was elected William Jefferson's district -- is totally.
On it's like 65%.
Obama Democrats -- for -- -- to have a fantasy he's going to win reelection Sparano.
But again -- bill if Bill Clinton is is giving advice what do you think what does Ann Coulter thing.
The advice is that Bill Clinton is giving house Democrats right now.
Probably used the phrase tea bag -- a lot which he apparently did today.
Yes -- former president of the United States used a vulgar sexual term.
To describe concerns who oppose the health care -- so he's saying played dirty.
And that's what he always does but I don't think it's going to help Americans do not want this and congressman.
As much as they may personally like Obama as much as they may be having the screws turned by Nancy Pelosi -- all the main thing -- -- out of getting reelected.
And I mean I don't know when they do have big majorities this could get through but I think the odds are against it because if it does get the -- -- from what Republicans -- even without a contract with America.
I think 2010 is going to be a bad year for Democrats if they -- so do you think that Pelosi health care bill just dies in the minors no vote that ever comes up in the senate well the nickel bet I have -- it doesn't pass that relies on the theory -- -- as much as I'm going to -- Relies on the theory that what he'll do as I mean we already have the house passed an -- idea that the senate passed the bill they're already arguing about the abortion language how they're gonna pay for it.
Who you tax and taxes are gonna go through the -- one way and I was going to be on the and insurance plans is -- going to be on on on on wealthy went payers.
On how is the government going to -- -- pharmaceutical companies these are all stupid minor issues that you know might be able be worked out unless they don't want to work and we.
The key issue and is clearly whether we're gonna create a new government agencies sort of modeled on what we have -- Medicare but.
Twice or three times as large is that going to be in bill that the senate votes on.
Mined nickel over the sent out and another question is -- big build that gets signed into law.
Hope I am not gonna get -- -- perhaps someday I'm -- before that how did they pass it though.
If they have both Olympia Snowe saying I will never pass a bill with a public option -- it and Joseph Lieberman.
That denies them the sixty votes they need to overcome a filibuster.
I don't know -- asset or negative long pass -- -- -- -- it'll bring back in conference the point is I think it will pass something in the senate.
They have pass something in the house and we're going to congress -- all the terrible things back and on and then the house and senate won't be able to work it out and be factions of the feminist vs the pro life Democrats and oh gosh we can't that's my prediction.
All right -- that mystery voice that you heard moments ago is none other than Fox News radio.
Alan Colmes he is a proud Democrat it's about time we had somebody who was in favor of the public option in my here -- -- -- Oh is that a question go ahead -- civil war you probably have a lot of notes they why haven't but I've -- -- -- elected to not ever -- another big.
-- -- The American people do want this may -- most of the we've got to but -- blue dog Democrats Joseph Lieberman are become a Republican are ready go ahead put into my misery become Republican.
We got blue dog Democrat but if you look at the polls people want Health Care Reform.
And then they try to muddied up with a but what specifically do they want they don't want important -- -- -- don't usually they want no punishment for preexisting conditions they won't be able to move from job to job without being punished.
They wanna be you know you know -- have punished because they don't want Canada they don't want to England I don't want a new government in my insurance agencies to ensure twenty million -- Canada and we're not England we're not going to be but they do want cheaper premiums and this is what this does you can get everybody wants something -- you get -- into Gaza I want something -- -- -- -- regularly -- Coulter all the they -- -- video I don't ever.
-- -- -- something in the power.
It's just like we got a look we live in.
The idea of having -- exchanges and you bring down premiums you also have the CBO the Congressional Budget Office saying that over ten years it brings down the deficit this not just Obama's saying it that's the nonpartisan CBO you bring down the deficit over ten years isn't that the idea that this -- -- CBO that -- Medicare wronged -- effect on nine humans trying to how much how -- -- quote the -- when it.
Benefits -- to do it now all of a sudden the CBO does mean -- thing.
This and I've ever again you're wrong at last they're right we wanted to rewrite throw anyone -- -- this is something that's an economic issue as much as -- as much as a health issue and there are things we need to be able to accomplish like the ones I just.
Of please let me respond a -- Newsom says it's not popular -- must act that Israel views and validity of the people and they say only got -- 515057%.
Depending upon lie I have -- more balls statistics that we look at records that you asked me do you look good as yours and if you like -- look at the opinion that.
Another plus he's been most accurate but -- -- -- aside do you at a site that bad pollsters.
OK number two you say the CBO says that this will bring the cost of health care yeah.
I have to explain this to Americans this is because this -- mail.
Taxes people for the -- at the healthcare bill for years but the fact that kids don't get start being paid out.
For three years so we have -- -- yeah exactly it's only seven here's the thing about not telling nothing that you are when.
-- -- That honor guard has yet we don't know what taxes -- -- and what it does well and I.
-- and I got -- at -- -- -- at the -- -- doesn't roll back the bush tax cuts for the wealthy that's all it does so you are again saying well it always starts actually they've not -- that yet so that's necessarily literally.
That's why just -- got together because of your knowledge of Democrats -- particularly Bill Clinton.
My idols isn't that error what does Bill Clinton added it's a very positive personal negative -- experience the fact that -- -- you -- -- that's was I don't -- failed fine.
But you learn from your expert he doesn't have to be very popular politician -- run for president would have won a third term -- -- -- -- that pesky 22 amendment you we people.
But he's a very popular politician who -- you know he is well -- for the what did he learn from 1990 only learned not to.
Get two and one thing Obama learn and I would probably be critical of Obama not being more proactive on the public option Obama I think -- been more involved in pushing.
Specific that he wanted and I think he wanted to let congress and legislate went right through the work.
Like what in what respect what did he want that wasn't put in the Pelosi -- -- well looks like everything is in here -- well -- thank.
-- Alina thankfully publicity that's a good under the flash flood of the coverage flashlight reading -- okay -- thanks very closely and hopefully he will keep the public keep the public option in.
In spite of the fact -- of the public option was dead and Obama did not work.
In some cases strikingly enough to keep -- in -- he backed off that a little bit.
He -- the Clinton model was not to get too involved.
I mean what Obama -- to go against the Clinton model was not to get too involved specific period let the -- but again I come back -- to the point -- with the public option.
In this Lieberman won't go -- Olympia Snowe won't -- foreign presumably other Democrats won't go -- So the only way they can get it passed is by pushing it through using these.
Sort of been a slick techniques that they do in parliamentary procedure in American public won't go for that.
Right in the the American public isn't going for it now because -- to name something else that -- not -- this idea of the public option is going to bring premiums down.
But the whole idea of the public option is people who can't get health insurance from private insurers.
Go into the public option plan I keep hearing about their victims as described here they are victims being described to push the health care bill.
This man suddenly gets -- dread disease on his health care -- medical costs are half a million dollars you know insurance company will govern.
He's so he went to the public option plan following -- so I think is gonna get all the hard cases that private insurers won't insure.
So in his premiums are a half million dollars a year this isn't gonna pay for itself and the -- and how do we automatically.
And at a greater number of people in the public option brings down the cost -- more people you have the bigger the exchange the bigger the co op.
The -- the causes or mentally all of America right now and anything that I've always -- -- -- -- HR 676.
Negron added over a year ago a lot of what -- -- up thirty page bill not 2000 pages thirty pages and you get it all under one system the only good.
How that is the American people don't know why that's the one thing about ally -- -- -- out -- -- now it's my it's now I'm not offense but now I thought if I.
-- one thing about your plan is the people it's totally unbelievable.
He screws are young people and they voted for Obama you know what every parent.
-- -- A lot of money for -- and their -- as opposed the people who get screwed them because they get rejected by health insurance companies the last word -- -- -- -- all of you -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- coming.
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