White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer promised reporters that the House Republican plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare would go through regular order unlike how House Democrats handled implementing ObamaCare in 2009.
A reporter asked Spicer whether a person who likes their health care under ObamaCare could keep that plan.
“One of the things that’s important to understand about this process that’s different from when the Democrats did it, you recall then-Speaker Pelosi said you are going to have to pass the bill to know what’s in it,” Spicer said.
“This is the bill. It’s right here, it’s on the website. We’re going through regular order, if you go to … Speaker Paul Ryan’s website, it’s listed. Everybody can read it,” Spicer said.
“We’re not jamming this down anybody’s throat,” Spicer added, noting a key difference from the appraoch of then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who in 2009 said Congress needed to pass the bill to see what was in it.
Spicer went on to promise that “all the parties involved, all representatives in the House will be able to have input into it.”
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