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Quarterback candidate president Obama's signature domestic policy achievement is causing dozens -- lawmakers and their -- to consider fleeing their jobs in Washington DC.
According to Politico thanks to Obama care members of congress.
Fear that their government subsidized premiums will disappear when the health care law is implemented in 2014 causing the cost of their benefits to skyrocket.
That's not the only crippling effect of obamacare that's causing concern.
Now the Ohio department of insurance is now predicting that premiums will rise in 24 team by a whopping 88%.
Have puts the average cost of insurance premiums at.
Odd dollars in the Buckeye State.
So why it is important -- -- on number one the president of the United States said time and time again your health care cost would not go up under his new law.
The president to be mislead you the American people.
Number two we need the best in Washington -- Obama kids discouraging young professionals who want him wanting to be lawmakers.
Well America have the elected officials they deserve number three.
It lawmakers are concerned with -- -- you think that might be a little bit of a sign that you should be concerned -- -- about rising costs.
Anyway joining us now is former economic advisor he's here to defend his former boss professor at the Chicago Booth school of business Austin -- -- -- -- -- -- I need to sound Jack somebody can get this -- deck was number -- the argument that Sean Hannity just add a that we cannot cut the benefits or pay for federal workers.
That we want to narrow and as people we know I can't sort of the government I've totally give is what just happened there aren't playing game with maybe you were and apply.
But I will play but I don't play that number -- again I think I can I get overwhelmed what -- how much did Obama tell the country that obamacare was gonna cost you remember.
I remember him saying it would slow the rate of growth of health care costs money and give -- he gave us I vividly remember that 900 billion dollars do you remember that.
I remember him saying it would not add to the deficit and at the congressional budget on what is the latest -- what is the latest Congressional Budget Office estimate for the cost of obamacare.
Well I know that its estimate for the deficit is a negative number it shrinks the deficits to point eight trillion.
That's three times what he said.
Did the president say that the average family would save 2500 dollars on average -- -- for.
Compared to what would happen if they didn't pass that yes OK.
The president we now -- 80% increase in premiums and Ohio.
Up to not -- up to object you're getting these are the sanctuary -- I have -- all right here.
Now you right pick only want -- -- totally in the big okay our economic and that is I'll pick a -- watch callow young.
He would take California.
Now kids don't you have to see him -- the same broke you can't pick and if they weren't if you are rich young and have never been sick.
The people who paid -- least now in other words those people's.
Premium are going to go up by 88%.
Or a 100% or or whatever you said.
But if you -- anyone who has for example been sick before.
As a family of four makes less than 94000.
Dollars a year or president what -- but the other very large categories of people.
You're -- yet in many cases are actually going -- But you didn't you get a tax credit to help -- pay for it.
And the California experience where they laid out all the prices.
The right under him in lower than what they -- a 164%.
And did you know there's a 2001 god it did you know there's a 2000 dollar deductible to the why did the president tell us about that little that he did -- -- It well and they did the they did.
The thing you're talking about are you get the lowest brow plan.
It -- that is so don't plan this is this what the Republicans have been arguing for that John.
The Republicans have been arguing for large deductible plans so that people have to pay with their own money and they argued that that's what will keep.
Cost inflation down let me -- the -- and then say why is there may be deductible.
The -- did didn't the president wasn't really implication that the that we would have no more uninsured.
That people wouldn't be racing to the emergency rooms that they stub their toe or they get sick is -- all have insurance.
The CBO came out with a number do you know how many people they say we will never fall below this number of uninsured under obamacare do you know how many it is.
I -- 30000030.
We'll never will always have a minimum of thirty million uninsured wasn't obamacare supposed to accept.
The I would like to know where that where the number comes from but I you know I know cereal but something like fifty million uninsured right now so we -- get did.
Thirty million in the first year that seems like -- -- a pretty big accomplishment biggest.
Insurance expansion -- probably in US history this girl Sarah -- hand ten year old girl was on a pediatric transplant list for.
I'm I'm sorry for eighteen months.
She finally got a lung transplant but Kathleen Sebelius is ahead of health and human services would not sign the waiver.
It took a judge to save this girls life last night.
At she wouldn't sign the waiver.
Nurture the nurse ratchet Sebelius or death -- civilians is like caller.
Don't you think that is colds.
Don't you think what her doctors said that identity adult -- would work that she should have signed that waiver.
-- not a medical expert I know -- was my kid I'd I'd be pretty stressed out about that situation for -- so.
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