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The White House is continuing its full court press this week -- -- -- health care reform bill on president Obama's desk.
House Republicans however are trying to build on the momentum from town hall meetings.
And conservative rallies before mention of the plans that would allow the government to get into the health care business.
Republican congressman John Carter taxes as a member of the House Appropriations Committee and he joins us live from Austin.
Congressmen -- is there any chance at all that way you see -- that there will be a bipartisan bill.
Or what is the state of play issues.
There are many and any bipartisan play and all and be honest with you.
Whether it be this is the -- -- -- bill are of course started 200.
The Republicans -- we have been been out of the lid.
That's one of the sad things about this.
Then there's no -- bipartisanship are -- parts of health care reform that the Republicans could sign on to.
-- we started talking about things it will really really reduce costs you'll start off with we've got to start about talk about tort reform.
A major factor and then -- other issues of what we've been talking about now for a couple of years portability.
They have about across state lines.
So Judy shop bureau healthcare.
And you can find the policies -- -- -- have that this went.
The politicians thank you -- and I am.
So that the all of that needs to be in the play and it's not being talked about when you talk to the voters in your particular area what are they telling you about health care reform.
While one of the things that I think is very intelligent and I'm -- drug use of -- about this if there's 500 billion dollars worth of waste fraud and abuse the system why don't we go after the waste fraud and abuse.
And let's start bad habits there but look what we've given doesn't give back the American people.
They want to start saving money.
And and in this whole idea of whether the government should be involved in health care there should be a so called government option is that -- non starter with you absolutely.
Absolutely not -- -- with me it's a non starter with the people -- my.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- Gatherings and one huge 4500.
Group gathering and it's about calls.
And it's about the government staying out so what do you see -- ultimately going to happen here when -- everything settles when the dust settles and all of the pieces of legislation currently on the table.
What are we gonna say.
If you've got to have a government plan whether you wanna call -- co -- funded by the government only -- identified the government plan the American people are opposed to it.
Let's scrap that -- go back is sitting down the table and working out things it will do what we need to do.
And that -- deal with the cost of health care in America.
That's what people are upset about.
Congress and we thank you so much for joining us from Austin Texas today by friends.
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