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Energy And Water Development And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016—Continued April 26, 2016
John Barrasso, R-WY
"Now, only about one in eight people in this country say they have been helped by the health care law. When you take a look at major legislation that impacts the country, it is no surprise that this health care law continues to be very unpopular, especially when you see that for every one person who says they have been helped, there are almost two people who said they have personally been hurt by the law."
America’S Small Business Tax Relief Act Of 2015—Motion To Proceed— Continued April 5, 2016
John Barrasso, R-WY
"Mr. President, a couple of weeks ago was the sixth anniversary of President Obama’s unpopular health care law. Every year at this time, that birthday is not one people actually want to celebrate. When we take a look at the reasons Americans aren’t celebrating ObamaCare’s sixth birthday, it is pretty obvious. Let’s read them: unsecured data through the Web site, fewer provider choices, over $1 trillion in new taxes on American families, 2 million jobs’ worth of hours lost, and skyrocketing premiums and deductibles. It is no surprise that the health care law continues to be very unpopular."
Federal Reserve Transparency Act Of 2015—Motion To Proceed January 12, 2016
John Barrasso, R-WY
"Mr. President, tonight President Obama will be coming to Congress to deliver his final State of the Union Address. His advisers have been all over television talking about what the President is planning to say. Tonight, I expect President Obama will talk a little about the health care law. Last year in his State of the Union Address, the President bragged—he actually bragged—that more people have insurance now than when he took office. I expect he will probably say something similar tonight."
Obamacare October 28, 2015
Orrin Hatch, R-UT
"Sadly, as I rise to revisit this subject, things haven’t gotten better for ObamaCare. In fact, if the Obama administration’s own estimates are to be believed, things are actually getting much worse. As we all know, this Sunday, November 1, marks the beginning of the 2016 open enrollment period for the ObamaCare health insurance exchanges. This is an important milestone for the health care law in large part because President Obama and his supporters have, since the day the law was passed, repeatedly promised that as Americans become more familiar with how the law works, the more they will grow to love it."
Obamacare October 21, 2015
John Barrasso, R-WY
"Mr. President, I would like to associate myself with the remarks of the majority leader and point out in today’s New York Times, Wednesday, October 21, the big headline—“Insurance Out of Reach for Many, Despite Law.” Despite this law, insurance is out of reach for many. I know my colleagues who were back home visiting with people around their home State last week, listening to what was on constituents’ minds, heard exactly this—the problems of the health care law."

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