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The president telling you nothing good to look back I -- be.
On the table he is proposing -- half day televised health -- summit later this month the -- looking to build on what's already been done.
Republicans looking to stop from scratch -- now Democrat congressman Steve Cohen of Tennessee congressman.
What's the point of pushing a program.
This already beat on the table.
It has to some degree being read rejected by the voters of Massachusetts at -- which are not the votes in the Senate all the house what's the point to putting it on the table.
I don't know that it was rejected by the people -- Massachusetts Massachusetts RD as -- health care program.
And the fact is the people -- Massachusetts like their health care program.
Which I think senator brown voted for OK and what they just want to like what if anybody else benefit for help again but that the boats -- not bad so what's the point of putting it in front of the house all the sent.
I don't know that the votes aren't there they could be there through reconciliation and reconciliation is a process that's been used in the past.
To to pass from several bills during the bush administration and the Clinton administration would do you have a way to you dealing with the issues you would -- -- -- and -- -- the fact that it is vital we needed so badly -- reconciliation that you think.
It's needed so badly.
That the Democrat party would take back kind of risk pushing it through its acknowledged to be.
You would take that risk of pushing it through.
I don't think it's really that I think people don't like what happened with Nebraska.
In the way that the special -- was given that will be changed that undoubtedly there are other things that would be changed.
I think people want health care I think they want to see.
People not be denied coverage of the pre existing conditions I don't want -- think they want the premiums to go up in this -- eat more more while economy would to continue to do.
This is a job killer the health care.
And we have a today without change will lose jobs -- -- could increase the deficit much much more.
Premiums are going up deductible for going up its cost and small business a lot of money and announces an awful brown is certainly very atmosphere of a single active faced when counselors are very explicitly look we're give a vote Sunday -- rounds set it it was very clear.
A vote for me and I will stop this health yet he was elected by significant margins but he was at.
He was but what the polls show that they are people one of the health care they have in Massachusetts.
Which is like the health care the rest before he announced they would get from the Senate bill which we have to pass -- -- changes.
The people Massachusetts just wanted to keep their own health care they warn against what the Senate they'll have that in one obtained from Massachusetts and the other slowly on states deserve to have a change of something good is it really is take away the 88 brother has had the insurance company had today -- are you playing politics via.
-- you pushing full of the plan.
Unexpected and the Republicans to say no and then having the Republicans painted as the party of rejection refusal and do enough.
No I'm hoping they'll come to the table -- -- -- -- one is particularly in and look at doing away with the antitrust exemption if editor of the I don't have let me just ask a question if they came to the table and said right.
You give us real toll for a -- Would you listen to that would you talk about that.
I certainly would I don't know what the definition really is that's an add to that but I think there was something of the house -- about to -- my status -- -- -- has reduced tort cases by about two thirds.
And that's something we put in this and in the house bill.
And I would like to see something put -- that the people have to have a panel approved their -- any any actions they break you know as we speak today.
Represented John Murtha god that he was my friend and it -- serve this country for many years longer serving congressman from Pennsylvania and a Vietnam War veteran.
He died because when he would have -- gallbladder surgery his intestine was perforated.
And that's shouldn't have happened it was in that group where my understand malpractice.
And somebody who loses their life because of medical -- should have.
A court system that can give damages if depending on what the person's life expectancy was an and the loss and loss of -- worth of great.
To get your address our problem bringing this up so you've brought it up -- are you suggesting it took congressman Murtha is a -- In the coal -- of health camera phone.
No no way to nobody from martyr but the fact is he went in for gallbladder surgery they're perforated and tested.
And that happens on to other people around this country and that -- so you should not not have some form of tort system toward.
People are their families who are.
It injured and that's also.
A way to stop and medical malpractice because people are more likely to be.
Aware of those problems and and and and and be more careful a recent polls not just awarded a battle to protect I just have to set -- a recent poll says 47% of voters want you to start from scratch not go with the existing -- all over again that's the latest poll.
Congressman I'm -- -- flat -- talk but I appreciate you being with us so we television and in fact you -- at a fourth after -- your previous -- -- gonna get on -- John McCain for reelection saying okay thanks so much separation.
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