A leading GOP negotiator on healthcare struck a further blow to fading chances of a bipartisan compromise by saying Democratic proposals would restrict medical choices and make the country’s “finances sicker without saving you money.”
“I heard a lot of frustration and anger as I traveled across my home state this last few weeks,” said Enzi, who has been targeted by critics for seeking to negotiate on legislation. “People in Wyoming and across the country are anxious about what Washington has in mind. This is big. This is personal. This is one of the most important debates of our lifetime.”
Democrats also are calling for cuts in Medicare spending, using some of the savings to help uninsured workers. A House bill would result in a net reduction in Medicare of about $200 billion, though Obama has insisted the reductions would not cut benefits in the health program for the elderly.
Enzi said: “This will result in cutting hundreds of billions of dollars from the elderly to create new government programs.” Read More
If the democrats push this healthcare on The American people we should make sure they pay for their actions by voting each and everyone of them out of office! The democrats do not seem to be listening to what the American people are saying and therefore not doing the will of the people!