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I'm happy birthday today marks two years since the president's health care overhaul first pass and the showdown over the law.
Heating up yet again because next week on Monday a week from today.
The US Supreme Court we'll start hearing arguments three days on whether the law was constitutional.
And only days ago a new report revealing twenty million Americans could potentially lose their coverage.
Republicans say we cannot ignore those warnings on health care.
The danger is nobody knows I mean literally multiple -- as many people could lose health care.
Coverage and from their business.
Go into these tools and -- the treasury in the United States.
With huge unexpected.
Costs that he's a very real possibility in fact I think there will be quite a few more people going into it.
And have been originally projected from what about all this how strong voice in the health care fight Republican senator Roy Blunt -- -- Missouri vice chairman.
-- conference with me.
Here in new York and senator good morning to you -- going to be -- republicans' lead this fight and win it in the end.
I think will win the fight yet another question is how how long is told the end there's no question that the president's plan will not work.
I believe that that the tenant of the mandate is unconstitutional -- equally opposed to it if the court decides is constitutional you can you can do a lot of bad things.
I think this doesn't meet that constitutional standard.
What I don't wanna do is for our friends to Begin to think in this -- that well it's all about the court whatever they decide is the future health care.
It's really all about whether people have access to health care.
And whether that system improves rather than goes the other way.
There's no questions you look at the implementation.
Discussions about the things that they've already walked away from that this is gonna.
Not improve health care for Americans is gonna have just the opposite.
Impact is also gonna increase cost.
About these twenty million figure reported out as the worst case scenario but still -- minutes but that's not what the law was designed to do here is what voters are telling us.
About the new health care law what will happen repeal entirely 31% repeal parts of it 20% that's 59%.
Right so you're gonna go in and pick and choose.
Well I don't think for first thought -- of the twenty million is the worst case scenario but one thing that the Obama administration.
Never would argue who would argue is that anybody that's providing health care today would stop providing it for their employees.
I think they're clearly going to stop provided and we forties seem to think the number is much greater than I did know I do and we've already seen all the exemptions they've given to fast food to big fast food chains to.
Labor union negotiated contracts.
Lots of people don't like this they don't want to go there it's a big impediment.
To job creation because people don't know what the health care cost are going to be for any job that they're gonna create.
And I think you're gonna see lots of small employers say look we're just the what you go to the exchange.
We're gonna give me a little extra boost in your salary and we're gonna not be part of this health care system anymore.
And remember everybody in the exchange up to certain economic levels get subsidized by taxpayers.
None of that was considered in the cost of.
And the Democrats would argue look we got the bill in the lawless is go -- -- make it better let's not get rid of the entire thing is is also what voters say.
About whether or not the rule is the law rather is unconstitutional 46% say yes 43%.
Say no bit of a split right there.
And all sees all the -- there about how he's handling this 52% disapprove and now this Republicans are saying just moments ago.
RNC political director Rick wiley in an email -- that went out this will prove to be the single biggest contributor to president Obama's defeat in November.
You think Americans are voting on this.
Well I think it'll be hard hard to say whether it's going to be this or these out of control energy prices but the president's own policies are coming home to roots his own policies are -- the result that you expect him to bring to produce higher energy prices.
Health care cost and access to people are concerned about.
Small business people are not gonna stick with the president's plan they're gonna get out of the health care business and when they do that puts more obligation on taxpayers more stress on the system.
The choice is not going to be do we wanna do what do we -- to go forward with.
The president's health care plan.
Or do we wanna do nothing there -- plenty of things it can be done we'll make this system work better we need the president to help get those done instead of would be committed to this plan that.
The American people more they look at it and Nancy -- she's famous comment.
The more they know about it the less they're gonna like it.
We're seven days away from arguments were eight months away from election it'll all play out in front of us senator thank you for your time -- to be -- -- usually -- --
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