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Option is dead right now.
And not so fast -- speaker Pelosi but the fate of government run health a pair probably now rest.
And president Barack Obama's hands meanwhile Republicans believe they have their own.
Joseph Wilson moment to waste their time.
And with the Democrats.
Florida -- Alan Grayson in an apparent moment of hypocritical clarity think about that Rebecca.
Said the GOP version of the Republican Democrat regime's plans pushes for Americans to quote.
Die quickly if they get sick.
Let's hear from congressman Joseph Wilson himself one of those Republican Democrat receivers who calls himself a Republican.
And the man himself and shouted you lie during president of Barack Obama's primetime health care speech.
Tuchman -- represented about -- actually stick to the issues initially Aaron talk a little bit about the public health care option.
And whether or not is -- whether or not you can actually tell a difference between the Republican version and the Democrat versions of the lobbyists from the corporations are riding both of the bills anyway.
I know I I saw -- -- there is a difference between the Republican birds and Democrat person.
I'm really pleased that we have a -- that provides for buying insurance across state lines.
And the lobbyists don't like that.
I'm also grateful that we have association health plans with small businesses again the lobbyist and like that either.
We also provide for portability for preexisting conditions.
The good bill -- HR 3400.
Its target health insurance reform and so the Republicans have a very positive alternative.
Represented Wilson yesterday we -- represented Scott I'm here Democrat from Georgia and I posed the question how do you propose -- -- -- -- he went -- -- Medicare in -- to -- 400 -- -- -- What you just -- the 400 billion to get -- hundred billion dollars hundreds -- -- -- billion that you're throwing in there.
And -- be more than enough -- more than enough to cover the thirty or 35 million additional Americans say.
Not a bad idea what about it mr.
Wilson it represented Wilson went not a bad idea what you -- we need a government option anyway.
Would we do not need the government option and that is truly a Trojan horse to take over the health care of the American people.
And you hit it right on the head you're absolutely correct if you can squeeze Medicare and Medicaid 400 billion dollars but you cannot do that.
That is directly under threat for the senior citizens of our country the only way you can squeeze it.
-- to virtually eliminate.
Care for the people who deserve and need the safety net Medicaid and Medicare.
Right right -- it also doesn't address the fact for the rest of us who do have private health insurance where the costs are just going.
-- control of middle class family cannot afford and if they get sick.
He is a good possibility your insurance company can't legally drop you from coverage so that -- doesn't.
Address any of that and minerals and we also want to talk with you about would -- Cody introduced there.
Say that the Republican plan that wants that Americans to die quickly because otherwise basically the coverages.
And now your party is calling for him to apologize if you -- in the same situation again what do you think about all of this now.
-- congressman Grayson is wrong the Republican plan is really one that it provides for affordability accessibility just what you said.
It provides for helping with the existing conditions that is a very positive targeted.
Health insurance reform I'm very proud of the Republican initiatives and alternative.
They're very very positive there for the people in the -- -- You should he apologizes what I'm asking.
I would I have to look into exactly what he did -- I've been focused actually on armed services committee today.
I look forward to seeing what he did.
But I do know this that he's wrong about the Republican proposals the Republican proposals are positive.
-- for the senior citizens and for small businesses they're put creating jobs in our country on the bill that they have would according to NF five they would cost.
One point six million jobs.
We need to be promoting jobs in America and not destroying jobs.
Represented you know hit it I'm glad that -- -- focused on the bill and not on -- -- -- about whether someone should be apologizing or not thankfully -- on those issues that's great.
But let's stick with those initiatives then you know you can -- at the lobbyists are hitting some of the proposals that that -- basically what I call Edmonton have been calling with.
The Republican talking points when you say needed prostate health insurance and all of that nonsense what about actually going completely against the lobbyists you know that the -- Industry the health insurance industry.
Are in -- in their writing amendments helping you write those bills what about completely blasting -- I'm out not letting them even have any input and start enforcing I don't know antitrust laws in the states right doing the things that he already.
Havoc on the loan books as laws right now.
Well I can assure you that not a single lobbyist has been in my office -- an amendment.
And I offered amendments -- offered the amendment to protect -- care for the nine point four million.
Million military and and veterans of our country I provided the amendment and no lobbyist asked me to do it.
It provided it -- education and labor committee.
That that members of congress vote for the government plan they have to take the government plan.
And amendments and I've offered I think that's -- I offered were not done by lobbyist.
But represented and a jump in here you know Cody accuses me of talking to Republican talking points all -- I do have a problem though.
I have a problem with all these 565.
Amendments that -- up from both sides of the aisle it's really disturbing to think that as much I don't know.
Feathers we ruffle or or the replica Republicans -- they're still are Republicans putting amendments and that it may help out some other some of the people who -- -- -- -- We'll we'll.
They maybe represent their constituents to end and I don't know their amendments I know my amendments.
I want to thank my staff they're the people helped put the amendments that staff -- the armed services committee helped put my amendment together on the ranking member.
Of the military personnel subcommittee so that's who helped me put the amendment together.
Congressman before running at a time when I got to ask you about this public option isn't today.
-- isn't alive and well what's why not let that.
But it depends on the power in the day.
The American people have been effective.
With the town halls they need to contact Democrats and Republicans.
And say no public option no government option no Trojan horse.
-- did a good contact the Republicans the Democrats got -- contact Republicans -- -- still all about.
Socialized medicine is a different version of a kind of -- -- and it wasn't that bad and yeah right he'll come back right.
I'm going to be -- attitude and don't try too hard -- I.
Thank you very much thank you don't.
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