SCOTUS health care ruling really a victory?
DNC vice chairman R.T. Rybak weighs in
- Duration 4:16
- Date Jun 30, 2012
DNC vice chairman R.T. Rybak weighs in
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You will not see your taxes go up you will not see one dime's worth the Texans and he warmed -- -- No new taxes that was a promise the president -- back in 2008.
But the supreme court's 54 -- preserve the president's health care law is based on the power of congress to impose taxes.
So how can the president justify this the vice chair of the democratic national should be.
He's joining us Minneapolis mayor RT by -- welcome great to have you here.
Good to be here well yeah the White House is going to great links to tell Americans that the find attached to the federal health care overhaul most controversial provision.
Is not a tax and it is -- -- penalty.
How much of the problems is going to be for the President Hu pledged as we just saw back in 2008 that he would not raise taxes on his watch.
We'll both President Obama and Mitt Romney when he was governor of Massachusetts.
Saw it differently than the supreme court for the Supreme Court has ruled.
The facts really if there are going to be millions of American middle class families are good at 2300.
Because of this work there -- going to be people who get rebates from their insurance companies because those insurance companies had access to bonuses.
There are dollars are going to be coming back into the pockets of middle class America and the bottom line here is that the president took on one of the most complicated.
Issues that we have the health care system is broken we all know what.
And now because of his leadership we have millions of Americans who have coverage including seventeen million kids.
Who are who have preexisting conditions and they need to continue to be covered.
Mitt Romney has proposed that on day one he's gonna kick those seventeen million kids off health care him all the other benefits that have happened here.
Do you really think after all the debate we've had that what we need now is to have Mitt Romney -- -- the White House for the fifth first job is to kick seventeen million people.
Health care let's move on let's get this working and with good turn back to the key issues of the economy.
We'll get back to also.
This issue of whether this is attacks are not Republicans are saying that with the High Court calling -- attacked.
Is backing the White House in a corner.
And it says this confirms that the administration raise taxes with its health care law given the fact that we're in the midst of a big political season.
What impact is going to have.
As the president campaigns directly -- voters.
Well the Supreme Court has ruled in so wouldn't it means for instance that when Mitt Romney says he didn't raise taxes and Massachusetts twenty million dollars this year came from that quote unquote feet.
In the Massachusetts -- Mitt Romney and Barack Obama.
Both I have issues because of -- Supreme Court decision but the reality is.
The bottom line we have more people on health care and we solve this debate and it's -- to move on.
Do you think health care is going -- -- -- the top of line in terms of issues is presidential debate going forward.
You know it's a really good question because it is clearly incredibly important when -- on the mayor I don't spend my time Washington for not talking to folks a lot and clearly the idea is that if if I talk to family.
Where their child is about to be kicked out health care because of their preexisting condition and now they can stay on.
Yes that's something that matters to people and I think about life on or others who graduate from college and they pay down -- they can stay in our health care thing and start their career.
That matters when I think about seniors.
With prescription drugs who now I get rid of the doughnut hole that prevented them from getting those that matters to you about I think that from the campaign.
And I hope what we do however is to not go back to those battles of the past.
The really try to -- where we going in this country the president wants to move forward Mitt Romney -- -- day one he will.
Not take on the economy not take on on any of the other issues -- day one.
He will try to repeal a law that's now been ruled on by the president the congress the Supreme Court fainting get -- Massachusetts do you really think.
That's what this country needs right now don't you think we need another.
Couple years of debate about this thing let's move on -- Herat that thank you so much for your perspective we really appreciate it.