This morning, House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) joined the Hugh Hewitt Show to talk Obamacare repeal and replace and share her take on the Congressional Budget Office (CBO)’s analysis of the American Health Care Act.
Three Key Quotes You Don’t Want to Miss:
- “It’s important to remember that when you think about conservative reforms that we are seeking, the CBO score highlights that premiums are going to be lower, taxes are going to be lower, we’re reducing the federal deficit. And these kind of reforms that we’re proposing are the ones that will stabilize the marketplace.”
- “[Obamacare] is a ship that is sinking. We must be taking action. One of out of three counties in America only have one plan available and the projection heading into 2017 is that those networks are only going to shrink further.”
- “We’ve been working very closely every the step of the way — the House, the Senate, and the administration — on this approach, and to approach it in a way that is actually going to get us success and recognizing that there are going to be several steps in this process. …we’ve been putting together a strategy that we think will be successful and clearly we have a lot to do in the next few months — we have a very aggressive agenda.”