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I'm not so fast -- -- democratic majority whip James Cliburn says the tide has indeed -- on Health Care Reform.
Ever since that squeaky but significant victory in the house this past week I'm happy to have let us now.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- Congress inverted have you -- Thanks ever so if you I know you're you know you just got this thing down in the house.
We're told that what you guys voted four in the house wouldn't stand a prayer in the -- -- Bill Clinton congressman is telling them.
Don't be married to the public option.
Don't be married soon this.
These other little got to have issues.
You can get a deal done that will what do you think of that.
Well I was not in the meeting and think that.
No one has told me.
What he may or may not -- said but I do know of this.
Every bill that we passed in the house.
Can be considered dead on arrival -- -- sent.
And that's why you have conferences.
It would seem to me.
If the senate -- -- pass a bill.
Whatever it may be it will come to the conference.
And there in the conference.
House and senate conferees.
We'll try to pass.
Certain kind of rubio.
That -- past both houses when it's -- That may or may not included public option though I would hope that the bush.
Now remember the public option that have been debated.
All of this time is not the public option that we passed he passed when I quo is sort of -- hybrid.
Negotiated dates there we increase eligibility.
I know you're right -- right.
I like it was about a book we can get out of the -- there's an -- I know you're all over this stuff.
What did you sending Bill Clinton said according to these early Politico reports we're getting.
It is and I'm quoting the president also Politico the -- I want to make is just pass the bill.
Even if it is not exactly what you want when you try and sell the other guys write history.
What do you make of that that even.
-- Ross dad vote.
Rushed no vote.
Well I wouldn't call of a bad vote you know there's interest in.
-- just talked about what happened in 1966.
-- -- -- -- kid right what happened in 96 to five with a book rights act.
What happened in 96 -- four with a Civil Rights Act we did those rings incremental it.
We did it orbit and it is six to -- we did vote in the senate seat.
Worries -- -- -- -- is no worries a lot of folks who it's incremental.
You're quite right when Medicare started on 65 it was a lot of 65.
You know million dollar program and it didn't look big on -- liberals at the time we're very disappointed -- -- uber Humphrey was the vice president by then was.
Was expressing remorse that it couldn't be bigger and more inclusive and -- -- a 400 billion.
Dollar a year monster -- expected to go bankrupt we don't have -- in ten years and that's a great example I guess.
If Medicare is your poster child for what government can do right.
I'm just worried what you use for example of government to do won't.
-- Social Security is also opposed where government can do right and it in the voting rights act is as opposed to tout that as well.
What I would say is this.
If its citizens and me that everybody just thought what trip is a good buddy of mine.
-- trip just talked about.
As if the reforms to Medicare or something bad.
Now you told me Medicare -- about the -- broke.
We had Novak and that's why -- in this bill we fix that pot.
-- sick congressman and I'll be none and you raise a good -- but that my point is.
Medicare is always uses his great example I've always use this example -- -- so that would be like me being a spokesman for Bally fitness.
And you would quite rightly say cons and hope you don't see me in person because you look like a very fit.
-- a guy but I'm telling you congressman that would -- nowhere fast so with all due respect around town I have.
If we know Medicare's problem that I know -- try to fix it in this bill.
But you -- -- -- -- -- pock marks in a lot of spending issues that is built on a leap of faith that through savings and then taxing the rich.
You could pay for this all.
I'm just -- and it's wisdom -- -- him.
-- all that may be but -- again.
-- -- -- -- in this bill that affect or break for the American people.
-- -- say over this pleasant question we are no longer -- allow and show us governments to drop you from coverage if you get sick.
You have no longer allowed -- storm is deny you coverage because you have a pre existing condition.
We in this bill would accept -- -- three Republican amendments.
We are allowed in this -- Where insurers to be -- across.
A state lines will allow it in this bill the creation.
Of this high risk pool.
Which -- ran out of John McCain's.
Can't print last year so this is.
Very don't -- much it'd -- -- put together in about Protestant way.
All right we still watch it very close in the meantime -- the real pleasure having congress and thank you.
Thank you so much --
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