Gohmert: Repeal Obamacare act, then reform best policies
POSTED: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 8:47am
UPDATED: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 10:49am
The congressman from East Texas said Monday in Longview that Obamacare has elements worth reviving — once it’s repealed by Congress.
U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Tyler, said some elements of Obamacare, such as letting children stay on their parents’ plan until age 26, are worth saving. He is not in the camp of those who say, mend-it-don’t-end-it, when it comes to the act.
“I’m not,” he said. “It is doing so much damage to health care. There are things we can agree to that are part of Obamacare. We’ve got to repeal the whole thing, put back in place things we think are good and set up the things I’m talking about where there’s competition.”
That included measures requiring medical providers to disclose online what they charge and making health insurance a requirement for visa applications.
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