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Speaking of health care there is Newsnight house Democrats including the conservative blue dog Democrats strike a deal the deadlock in the house energy and commerce committee.
Is over the negotiations including agreed to cut 100 billion dollar from the bill -- the government option and reducing the employer mandate requirements.
Now this all important deal paves the way for the house to vote on the bill in September October.
Now will these new concessions to get any Republicans on board to Republican national committee -- Michael Steele -- -- -- Welcome chairman and that couple things first day president -- says my idea is that president says.
Yeah that members of congress that want to take it home and read and they have enough time it happened.
Don't we expect them to read this take this summer and read this before they voters is going to be -- Line voting and guests.
Now I think it's gonna be blind voting -- but Greta I am stunned.
I am stunned they hear the president say of course they don't have time during the build taken home at the -- have all of August and part of September.
Excuse me Mr.
President you -- the one who won that this bill signed by the end of this month this Friday.
-- did have time to do all this reading that you're talking about I mean that disingenuousness.
Of this and -- arrogance.
Of it it to me is just.
A mind boggling to sit there and now play it off like Portugal have time really to bill.
Where -- you wanna wanna want to rush this thing along you wanted to signed by -- but by the August recess so don't give me this all we have time to do it.
Stuff when the reality is your agenda was to push this bill down the throat of the congress to push this build on the throw the American people and but for the American people.
Standing up and saying no.
Read the bill slow -- down take time.
This would have been a very different scenario this week had the president had his way number two.
The fact that they haven't read the -- in effect the president himself.
-- that read the bill tells you everything you want to know about the seriousness with which they're taking.
And until the members take the time.
And sit down study.
Articulate and understand exactly what's in this thing the American people should view -- all suspiciously.
Well except -- considered interesting evident fierce summit to -- tomorrow night I'm not gonna ask you about what does the talk about that though later bad that would you may be but that.
You know what is -- attention because.
They and the beer summit tomorrow night but at the what if you listen carefully what the president said we can have.
In September because he said that he will invite the -- of the White House and read -- line.
I think at a game I hope they go have a reading -- and that they all read I don't with a good -- bad bill I but at least now we know best -- starts they redid some it will start.
Though reading summit will start and I hope there's no beer being -- so that when they read it they'll actually understand what it is they're reading.
We need people to take this debate seriously -- American people right now are crying out for serious actors in this in this thing.
The the politics summit is is that too much to be holed.
And then today they have the blue dogs come out and try to make a -- feel so warm and Fuzzy good that they.
They have eked out a compromise the compromise on what bill -- they make compromises themselves they're now lap dogs of Nancy Pelosi and and the president I'm sorry.
It that's exactly what it is because you still you still got the tax consequences we still have the spending consequences and you still don't have clear answers to exactly what this means to someone who currently has health care.
With the high potential of losing -- health care should this become law so that the fact -- the lap dogs may be dance and but the American people again.
Should be very concerned about the direction this administration whether they read the bill -- not -- -- take this country.
I want there's been some cool I mean there's been some negotiations some agreements attend as moderated that the Bill O'Reilly splitting the bill to the satisfaction of being considered Democrats.
Do you anticipate.
That any of those modifications that that that -- The concern -- Democrats have now agreed to will peel off some Republicans.
That -- not otherwise likely to vote for the Health Care Reform.
-- a fair question and it remains to be seen exactly what that compromise this semi you know you can compromise a lot of things but still not deal with the meat of the problem.
And so that's what I'm waiting to see I wanna hear what the compromise as I want to know exactly what the tax consequences are.
But the spending consequences are -- not the government's -- insert itself as it plans to do between me and my doctor.
Between my doctor and an insurance companies.
I want to know exactly what that relationship is gonna look like and whether or not once this is all done employers will will not.
Off load their employees to -- to a public plan because it's cheaper for them.
Because the government -- comment and competed with them in the market and undercut their ability to provide that service there a lot of go questions here that have not been answered.
And I think it's about time we stop with all the all -- come over let's have a beer conversation.
OJ we're gonna have a reading session and deliberately lay out the direction you're gonna go with us and tell us exactly what it means.
I don't I think we just don't have time for the games anymore.
And it's just amazing to me that -- lap dogs who sit around a few weeks ago barking about how bad the bill was -- suddenly found religion.
At the -- at the heels of Nancy Pelosi.
The come out and say yeah we've we've worked out a couple muzzle what does that tell us what this.
And I and I got to go -- still aren't nice to see you thank you sir.
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