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-- -- He would defend me as well I want okay thank you.
I want to ask about two important dates are coming up October 1 get implement your signature health care law -- decided on your own.
-- -- a key part of that I wonder if you pick and choose what parts of the -- to implement.
Could your -- down the road pick and choose whether they'll.
Implement your law and keep -- in place.
On September 11 while the first anniversary of been Ghazi.
And you said it was a September 12 make no mistake will bring to justice the killers who -- -- people are -- -- months later where others have.
I also serve -- we get bin Laden and I didn't give him an eleven months.
-- -- the public there's a sealed indictment.
-- -- -- -- But we are intent on.
Those who carried out this attack.
And we're gonna stay on until we get.
I will leave -- that but but this remains a top priority for us.
Anybody who attacks Americans.
Anybody -- tragically.
Four Americans were serving us in a very dangerous place.
We're gonna do everything we -- -- to get those who period up -- -- -- With respect to health care.
I didn't simply choose the latest on my own of this was in consultation.
-- businesses all across the country.
Many of whom are supportive.
Be affordable care.
And who many of whom by the way are already providing health insurance to their employees but were concerned about the operational details.
Changing their HR operations -- they've got a lot of employees.
Which could be costly for them and then suggesting that there may be easier ways that to do this.
What's true it -- that in a normal.
It would have been easier.
For me to -- late call up the speaker and say you know what.
This is a tweak that doesn't go to the essence of the law.
It has to do -- for example are we able to simplify the at a station of employers.
As to whether there aren't providing health insurance or not.
It looks like there may be some better ways to do this.
Let's make -- -- technical change the law that would be the normal.
Thing that I would prefer to do.
But we're not in the normal atmosphere around here when it comes to.
Forum -- Obama here.
We did have -- executive authority to do so.
And we did so but this doesn't go to the core of implementation let me tell you what is the court implementation the -- taking place as we speak.
For the 85% of Americans who already have health insurance.
They are benefiting from being able to keep their kids on their on their plan if their kid -- twice six or younger.
That's benefiting millions of young people around the country which is why.
Lack of insurance among young people was actually gone down.
In large part attributable to the steps that we -- You've got millions of people who receive rebates because part of the Affordable Care Act was to say that if insurance company isn't spending 80%.
Your premium on your health care you get some money back and long -- People have been getting their money back it means the folks who've been bumping up up -- lifetime limits on their insurance.
That leaves them vulnerable.
That doesn't exist seniors.
Have been getting discounts on their prescription drugs that's happening right now free preventive care.
That's happening right now I'm at a young man today on the bill signing I was growing -- -- the student loan bill who came up to me and said thank you.
Is he could have been more than two point point five point six years old thank you.
I have cancer thanks to be affordable kerik working -- the California program I was able to get help her and I'm now.
And so right now people are -- now what happens on October 1 in 53 days is for the remaining 15%.
Of the population that doesn't have health insurance.
They're going to be able to go on a website.
Or call -- call center.
And sign up.
Affordable quality health insurance.
At -- significantly cheaper rate than what they can get right now on the individual market.
And if even -- lower premiums they still can't afford it we're gonna be able to provide them with a tax credit to help them -- And between October 1 in the march there'll be an open.
Enrollment period in which millions of Americans for the first time -- going to be able to get.
Affordable health care.
I think that really interest in question.
Is why it is that my friends in the other party.
Have made the idea.
Preventing these people from getting health care.
-- holy Grail.
They're number one priority.
The one unifying principle.
In the Republican Party at the moment is making sure that.
Thirty million people don't have health care.
And that presumably repealing all those benefits I just mentioned.
Kids saying other parents plan.
Seniors getting discounts on -- prescription drugs.
I guess a return to lifetime limits on insurance.
People with preexisting conditions.
Continuing to be blocked from being able to get health insurance that's.
Hard to understand as a an agenda that is -- -- strengthen our middle class.
At least they used to say well we're gonna replace it with something better.
There's not even -- pretense now but they're gonna replace with something better.
The -- the notion is simply that.
Boasts thirty million people.
Or -- 150 million were benefiting from the other aspects of affordable care will be better off without.
That's -- -- not backed by fact.
Not backed by any evidence.
It's just become.
An ideological fixation.
Well I tell you what.
The wrong about that.
There is no doubt that in implementing the affordable -- program of the significance.
Are going to be some -- no doubt about.
They're going to be things where we say you know what we -- thought of that earlier or this would work a little bit better or this needs an adjustment.
That was true Social Security that was true -- Medicare that was true -- Children's Health Insurance Program.
That was true a prescription drug program part -- that was rolled out by.
A Republican president and supported by -- Republicans.
Who were still in the House of Representatives.
That's true by the way of a car company rolling out a new car it's true.
Apple rolling out the new iPad.
-- you will soon be able to.
Whenever you want during the course of the next six months in front of the next year find occasions where you say you know what -- could have been done what would better or.
That thing there they're kind of make an administrative change that's not how.
It was originally thought this thing was gonna work.
Our goal is to actually deliver.
High quality affordable health care for people and to reform the system so.
Cost start going down and people getting start getting a better bang for the buck.
I make no apologist for that.
And let me just make one last point about -- the idea that you would shut down the government.
You prevent thirty million people from getting health care.
Is a bad idea.
Where you should be thinking about is how can we advance.
For middle class families to have some security some of the they work hard they can get ahead circuits can get.
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