WASHINGTON, DC – Delivering the Weekly Republican Address, Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO) calls on President Obama to address a new administration report that reveals 11 million workers will pay higher premiums because of the president’s health care law. “Mr. President, you owe our 11 million workers an explanation,” Rep. Wagner says, noting that this is the latest broken promise under his health care law and that Republicans stand ready to forge better solutions for families and workers.
CBS News: “GOP Rep. demands answers after report says Obamacare will raise premiums”
“Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Mo., says the report is the latest evidence of President Obama’s broken promises on health care reform.”
CNN: “‘Another broken promise’ on healthcare”
“In the weekly GOP address, Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Missouri, cited a ‘quietly-released report’ from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that claimed 11 million people would face higher premiums because of the healthcare law. The St. Louis lawmaker said this revelation is the latest piece of evidence that the Obama administration misled the public on how the president’s signature piece of legislation would impact American families. … For her part, Wagner demanded the President give American workers an explanation for the law’s unintended consequences.”
ABC News Radio: “President Obama Should Explain Rising Health Care Premiums”
“In this week’s Republican address, Missouri Rep. Ann Wagner says President Obama owes Americans an explanation about a new administration report that reveals millions of workers will have to pay higher insurance premiums because of the Affordable Care Act.”
Associated Press: “In the Republican address, Rep. Ann Wagner of Missouri is asking the president to explain government reports that up to 11 million workers will pay higher insurance premiums because of the new health care law.”
The Hill: “Republicans accused President Obama Saturday of repeatedly breaking promises that ObamaCare would lower healthcare costs for most people. In the weekly GOP address, Freshman Rep. Ann Wagner (RMo.) cited a ‘quietlyreleased’ administration report that found that 11 million people would face higher premiums because of the healthcare law.
Newsmax: “President Barack Obama needs to address a new administration report that shows 11 million people will pay higher premiums because of Obamacare, Missouri Rep. Ann Wagner says in this week’s GOP address. … The Obama administration did not want the report made public, said Wagner.”
VOA News: “In the Republican address, Representative Ann Wagner of the central state of Missouri wanted the president to explain government reports that up to 11 million workers would pay higher insurance premiums because of the new health care law, commonly known as Obamacare.”
The Washington Times: “In the GOP’s weekly address, Rep. Ann Wagner, Missouri Republican, focused entirely on Obamacare and its fallout, namely rising health-care premiums. Congressional Republicans are using the law to paint the president as untrustworthy… ‘The simple truth is Democrats in Washington are willing to say and do whatever it takes to protect their health-care law,’ Ms. Wagner said. ‘Because it empowers the government and not the American people.’”