House Republican Conference Chairman Mike Pence published a blog post on RedState today. Read an excerpt:
When Harry Reid passed a government-run health care bill two weeks ago, he believed the long battle was done. He was wrong. After months of speaking out against a government takeover of health care — via phone calls, letters, town halls, protests and online activism — the American people will not quietly accept this fate. Now, the 2,000 page bill is being negotiated behind closed doors — even after the President promised at least eight times that this process would be televised.
C-Span has offered to broadcast the negotiations anytime, anywhere. This failure to respond to C-SPAN’s broadcast request is appalling. While transparency was once the “touchstone” of Obama’s campaign, it’s clear that promise was mere campaign rhetoric.