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Members of congress and the administration will get -- subsidies under this deal.
Are you OK with that.
Republican senator David bidder is not.
But it should be the first rule of American democracy.
That Washington -- by the same rules as America.
Operates in the same way and that's what my language would -- in fact that's what the obamacare statute says.
About congress and staff it's just this.
Illegal Obama administration -- Texas thing out of that essentially -- Sunday that that was David -- from last night he is here today to senator good morning to you.
Hey -- good to be -- to help us understand this.
What's real simple in the obamacare statute there is very clear language that every member of congress an official.
Congressional staff have to.
Go to the so called exchanges for their health care the same.
Fallback plan as is there.
For other Americans and there's absolutely no mention of any special exemption or special privileges or a big subsidy.
It apparently was a case of what Nancy Pelosi said you know -- have to pass obamacare statute nor to figure out what's the wind out now weed out what's.
Kind of let let's argue its case I mean we hear from our viewers all the time and they are frankly ticked off about this has -- had a great look at members of congress the administration.
As as writing legislation.
Voting on it passing it signing into law and then changing the rules for themselves.
-- -- -- right.
It isn't and that's what my language would correct the Obama administration came in with this special rule to essentially undo or take the staying.
Out of that language it's -- -- rule with contrary to the statute and we shouldn't stand from a what lawmakers afraid -- -- they're afraid of losing cash they're afraid of losing money how special privileges they're afraid of that.
And they're afraid to be subjected.
To obamacare in the same way as other Americans.
Is this the type of thing that can come back again.
Absolutely -- -- and how so that senator.
Well I guarantee it will be back I'm not going away in this issue is certainly not.
Going away I -- -- use every opportunity.
On the senate floor to get things go straight up or down vote on this issue are -- I don't have a crystal ball and I know when Enron what bill.
But I'm gonna get that -- and it'll give every senator -- the chance to either stand with America.
We're stand with Washington -- it's got to drive you crazy Democrats you know -- -- their way to keep their subsidies but what I hear a lot of members of the Republican already wanted to keep them to you.
Yes sadly opposition to this is pretty bipartisan now if we get a vote.
That'll change a lot.
And a lot of votes will come our way I think we can pass -- that's the -- how -- you -- you demanding and getting them are you it will Harry -- allow a vote on this measure.
-- -- He's resisted it in every way he can for four weeks.
But there are a lot of tools available that any single member of the senate I'm used every one to demand I -- a reminder.
Viewers about all the exchange waivers and every I mean this is just -- listen we have right now.
You know Medicare cuts the lady employer mandate delayed submitted -- -- delayed out of pocket -- -- to continue small business online a woman delayed.
I you've got the -- -- businesses and you've got congress with.
The waiver regarding subsidies American there's one group that gets no help no exemption no wavering no special subsidy.
And that's average middle class Americans.
Senator thank you -- we're gonna talk to get I was doing here -- if you stay blue comes back we're gonna tractors and see if indeed it does thank you for your time today gave -- that are on the hill.
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