04/24/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Rep. Weiner On Health Care: 'This Bill Is A 51 Vote Plan And Not A 60 Vote Plan'

President Obama's new healthcare proposal will likely gain only Democratic support, and that's a good thing, Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) said today.

"[T]his bill is a 51 vote plan and not a 60 vote plan - that is great news," Weiner said in a statement. "Democrats wasted a year bowing to the altar of Olympia Snowe, Joe Lieberman and Ben Nelson and it got us nowhere."

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