Jimmy Kimmel slams senator for lying about new health care bill

Bill Cassidy had come on Kimmel's show earlier this year to talk health care.
1:41 | 09/20/17

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From Washington DC overnight for senate Republicans are scrambling to drum up support. In a last ditch effort to repeal Obama care and they only have until the end of the month to get it done. The new plan would and Affordable Care Act subsidies and shift federal funds to states to use at their discretion. It would likely mean big cuts to Medicaid and higher premiums for people with preexisting conditions. Republicans. I can only afford to lose two votes if they want to test. And Republicans may lose a lot more than two more votes after Jimmy Kimmel show last night as fans have anything to say about it in a scathing seven minute. Monologue Kimmel took aim at one of the bill sponsors senator bill Cassidy. Kimmel said the senator lied to his face earlier this year. About promising to make health care available and affordable for all children in need all about you. Most of the congress people who bonus bill probably won't even read it and they want us to do the same thing they want us to treat it like an iTunes service agreement. And this guy bill Cassidy. Just lied right to my face. Do you believe that every American regardless of income should be able to get regular check ups and maternity care except for all of those things. That people who have health care gap in need. Here so yep is Washington for no I guess. Very very quick and quite yet. Kimmel wrapped up by telling Cassidy there's a new Jimmy Kimmel test for him. A lie detector test. In a statement Cassidy did not directly address camels monologues but reiterated his commitment. To be latest proposed legislation casting it said his Kimmel test was to make sure that kids like chimneys would be able to get care regardless of their financial situation.

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