Boehner: Americans Are ‘Scared To Death’ Of Health Reform | Talking Points Memo

On Fox News this morning, House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) predicted that a health care bill would not pass anytime soon. Boehner cited the apprehension of lawmakers from both parties. But the main obstacle to reform, the House Minority Leader claimed, is a U.S. public that has “soundly rejected” the efforts.Despite the absence of a public option and Medicare buy-in proposal, Boehner said, the bill still sets the stage “for the government takeover of our health care system.” The reform efforts alone, according to Boehner, are a source of untold anxiety for the public.

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