No love connection: Chuck Woolery outraged at AARP
Iconic game show host sounds off
- Duration 3:47
- Date Oct 30, 2012
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The group campaign in favor of Obama care when most seniors said no.
The -- so bad it's even attracting some celebrity attention legendary game show host -- -- a spokesperson for an outfit called generation America which is the largest conservative alternative to air -- he joins us this morning from Austin, Texas.
-- -- Thank you Steve it's nice to be with you this morning in our area I'm doing fine thank you very much.
You know a lot of people they see the commercials they think AARP is nonpartisan you say absolutely not and in fact -- health care was being.
Passed in the congress.
They were there was a connection between air.
-- Barry Rand who is chief staff -- the White House and Nancy LaMont and Barry Rand who says CEO of ARP.
And Jim Messina who's deputy chief of staff of the White House and then Nancy Lamond.
Everything and we have seventy emails to prove it on -- If you go to generation American dot org we have a -- section that's all for this and it's really to inform seniors.
More than anything else I mean what they did is absolutely disgusting saying that they're non partisan.
Because they are not nonpartisan if it were not for AARP.
And the pressure that was put on senator Nelson.
By Barry Rand and all these other people the CEO they are.
That this health care bill would never have passed he was the sixtieth vote.
And they pressured him they robo call they coordinate all this -- the White House in order to -- do it to do it.
And then they would occasionally send out an email and say look we need to keep our distance because our members really.
Don't like it one -- partisan and since we're supposed to be a nonpartisan group so they really kind of did this nobody knew about -- And we were able to get these are some insiders and AARP and also.
From Freedom of Information Act.
Tolerate chuck let's take a look at one of the email this apparently is from the senior vice president air.
CEO of -- To go meet with Ben Nelson the Nebraska -- representative.
Personally and just lay it on the line.
Will be with you we will protect you but if you kill this bill -- -- -- seniors will never forget we are at fifty.
Mean fifty votes in the senate.
We have to have him and he wound up being the sixtieth vote.
And at at the time well -- -- -- at the time chuck air.
That seniors were actually opposed to it.
Fourteen to one.
Fourteen to one on the calls like 97%.
They were against it and AARP one ahead and just push this thing through anyway I it'll literally it would not be a law today as it were not for AARP.
You -- just wouldn't be and you've got a website all all we're -- it.
All we're trying to do is inform seniors if you're going to make a decision.
Then at least have the information and have the fair information I have the truth to know where you make your decision -- AARP.
Look -- the gorilla in the room their billions and billions of dollars they're not going to be happy with what I'm saying right now I'm gonna get blow back on this I'm sure.
So what you're saying is with the big election coming up but people need to know that if by you don't like.
The health care reform act the Affordable Care Act a vote for President Obama would be a vote.
To keep that in business -- chuck won't exactly right the legendary.
Game show guy legendary -- join us today from Austin, Texas sir thank you very much.
Thank you so much Steve thanks.