Top 5 Highlights from Rep. Ratcliffe’s Weekly Address: Obamacare Edition

Another week, another weekly address brought to you by House Republicans. This morning, Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) joined us to talk about the latest Obamacare premium price hikes and how the American people deserve better. In fact, he lays out our plan to take this country’s health care system in a better direction, A Better Way to Fix Health Care. Don’t miss these 5 highlights from the address:

  • “22 percent. That’s how much more the average mid-level Obamacare plan will cost next year. Now that’s just an average. For many families, the increase will be much more.”
  • “In Pennsylvania the average increase will be 53 percent, in Tennessee 63 percent, and in Arizona, the average increase will be, get this, 116 percent. That translates to hundreds of dollars out of your pocket each and every month.”
  • “As you can see, Obamacare is more than just another pile of broken promises, it’s the worst of all worlds. It’s higher costs and fewer choices. It’s less freedom and more government. It’s more uncertainty and less piece of mind. But there is A Better Way.”
  • “Our plan gives you more control, so you can choose the plan that best fits your needs, not Washington’s mandates. That means things like making it easier to take insurance from job to job, giving small businesses more leverage to negotiate better rates, and finally allowing health insurance to be sold across state lines.”
  • “This plan is one plank of the agenda we call, A Better Way. You can get all the details by going to”

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