Tony Katz Today
Does Jimmy Kimmel Even Understand the GOP Healthcare Bill?
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Jimmy Kimmel just can't help himself. Tuesday night, the ABC late-night host delivered a monologue in which he criticized the latest GOP healthcare bill that seeks to replace the Affordable Care Act, and directly attacked Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy, one of the bill's authors.
Kimmel, whose 4-month-old son Billy needed open heart surgery three days after his birth in April, claimed Senator Cassidy “wasn’t very honest” when he appeared on Kimmel's show and promised that those like his son would be able to get the coverage they needed.
“This guy, Bill Cassidy, just lied right to my face,” Kimmel said.
I don't understand why Jimmy Kimmel isn't getting the question from anyone, 'What if you Obamacare in Arizona where rates spiked 115% and your family can't afford it anymore, or you're in Iowa and your Obamacare exchange has gone the way of the dustbowl and it's gone?'
...I just think not enough people are asking [Kimmel] about the current system and saying if [Kimmel's son] was not the son of a famous talk show host, would he be covered under Obamacare right now?
...Think about the people who are not covered under the current system before throwing stones at what might be pushed to try and improve the current system.
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