Ohio voters discuss their feelings on health care reform

ABC News' Martha Raddatz takes the pulse of Ohio voters and their feelings on health care reform on "This Week."
3:52 | 07/02/17

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Good morning. And happy fourth of July weekend. It is a critical time for the president's agenda. One of his signature campaign promises to repeal and replace Obamacare with something better on the line and in serious trouble with the plan put forward by senate Republicans in critical condition. Every American has a take in what happens next including the citizens of Ohio. The ultimate swing state, a big reason Donald Trump is president. It's also one of those trump states that expanded medicaid under Obamacare and now faces the prospect that future medicaid spending Wille dramatically checked. This as a brutal opioid addiction epidemic is straining Ohio's health care system. Insurers are pulling out. Premiums going up. It's a real crisis. We wanted to know how the standoff over Obamacare is playing with voters and whether Ohio's Republican governor, John Kasich, who ran against the president and has been critical of his own party's health care proposals sees any way to work it out. Before we dropped in on the governor's mansion we stopped by Tommy's diner just outside Columbus. I am a Donald Trump fan, but this is the health care issue that I cannot support. It's awfully expensive to get everybody covered so I understand the tension between covering people and the cost of doing it but I do think the federal government has a role to play. I hope that it doesn't be just something that they push through really fast to get something done because it was something that trump said he would do. Reporter: Delray has coverage now but is worried about the future. Tell me what you think when you look at Washington and the health debate right now. I think that people who have to work for their health care are not going to be able to afford it any long. And may lose it. I'm afrai our company might have to downside and us pay higher deductibles which it's impossible to keep up with it now. What if that happened to you? To me? We would not be able to afford to go to the doctor at all so any major surgeries would use everything in our savings accounts. Reporter: It's not just Ohio. In Pennsylvania where I was recently, they share that concern. I am a taxpayer and my health insurance is getting very expensive. I mean, it's so bad that I mean, you know, if I have any issues medically it's like, do you go to the doctor? Reporter: In this hospital outside Columbus, the doctors are not the only ones paying attention. Just breathe normally for me. I don't do much of anything normally anymore. I notice a lot of my patients have been expressing their concerns about it. They never have before. It would affect a lot of the real hospitals and it would have a dramatic effect on our communities all throughout Ohio. You have after heard what some of the Republicans are saying, come on. This will work. It won't, it'll be fine eventually. You're not buying that. This is really a big tax cut for the ultra rich and it's going to come at the expense of the poor, the elderly and sick. I'm worried this bill will take away a life line for some of the most vulnerable in our society. Once again the president distracting from the issues with a series of tweets. Lashing out against "Morning Joe" co-host Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough. His supporters in Ohio don't appreciate the distraction. Did you see the tweets about Mika Brzezinski and -- I stay away from the tweets honestly. As soon as it started I deleted Twitter. A little juvenile. Obviously for a president, but, you know, he's a pit bull. It's like the old playground mentality, you know, you said this so I'm going to say this and that's ridiculous. I want him to stop, period. He just does not need to do that.

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