POLITICS
12/01/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Boehner: I Have Not Met One American Who Supports The Public Option

House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) has just more or less dared proponents of a public option to bombard his office with their expressions of support of the plan.

Boehner claimed, with a semi-straight face, that he has yet to meet a regular "American" who favors the option -- despite polls showing that a majority of voters support to the idea of having the choice of a government plan.

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