Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wy.) said the Obamacare website glitches are only "the tip of the iceberg" in what he considers a "failed" health care system during an interview with CNN's Candy Crowley on Sunday.
"This is not what the American people wanted," Barrasso said. "The president did not need to destroy a good health care system to try to make a better one, but that's what we have now."
Barrasso said President Barack Obama's proposed fix for canceled health plans is only a "political Band-Aid," a "false fix" that doesn't provide a permanent solution for people "hurt by [Obama's] policies."
The senator said the only way to get Americans affordable care is through a complete overhaul of the health care law.
"It's time to start over. This health care law is terribly flawed. It is broken; it has failed the American people," Barrasso said. "They're losing their insurance, they're losing their doctor. Their premiums are going up. I think there's going to be a massive taxpayer bailout needed just to deal with the impact of this health care law."
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"There’s no sugarcoating it: Obamacare is forcing every American to purchase a health-insurance policy they don’t want at a price they can’t afford from a website that doesn’t work."
"No one can identify anything the president could do administratively to keep his pledge that would be both legal and effective," Boehner told reporters. "When it comes to this health care law, the White House doesn't have much credibility."
"It took a hundred years for us to even get to the point where we could start talking about and implementing a law to make sure everybody's got health insurance, and my pledge to the American people is, is that we're going to solve the problems that are there, we're going to get it right, and the Affordable Care Act is going to work for the American people."
"He promised that Americans could keep their health care plans. We were told premiums would go down, that jobs would be created. And we now know these are all false promises."
“Perhaps the most important lesson the president, I think, failed to learn was, you have to tell the American people the truth," Romney said. "And when he told the American people that you could keep your health insurance if you wanted to keep that plan, period, he said that time and again, he wasn't telling the truth.”
"I personally believe, even if it takes changing the law, the president should honor the commitment the federal government made to those people and let them keep what they got."