Transcript for Jimmy Kimmel reacts to Graham-Cassidy health care bill's possible failure
Hope yet again we get an emotional weekend for charging Mano YIO I wound up in the middle of the national health care debate. After I know it's ridiculous but. After senator senator bill chassis of Louisiana was on my show back in May and promised to health care plan. That pass what he called the Jimmy Kimmel tests he named it that my son Billy had open heart surgery shortly after he was born he needs two more surgeries in that experience. Really opened my eyes to how difficult life can be for other parents in that situation. And how important it is that families are covered like we are. Unfortunately the plan senator Cassidy and his colleague Lindsey Graham came up with. Does not sufficiently protect those parents or their children or anyone really and so I called them out on that he's going around tell people it past the Jimmy Kimmel test. And it doesn't Odyssey isn't personal thing for me so this weekend. I was in three cities over the weekend and also at a charity about Saturn I met so many people. Who came up to me strangers almost every one of them was a stranger to wanting to tell me. That the Affordable Care Act that our president half our senators. Are so desperately trying to kill saved or drastically improve their lives members of their families lives. And or their children's lives they came up community said mr. Fallon thank you for speaking. I talked to probably 200 people want I heard the stories over and organized so pictures of children or not well people got teared up quite a few of these people told me. The Republicans Republican people not politicians is a very big difference. You know they did up public policy poll this weekend only 40% to 47% of Republican voters approve a brand Cassidy who more than 90% of Republican senators are likely to vote for it new ABC news poll says Americans overall referral obamacare to this new bill. 56 to 33%. But some of our senators. Are still trying to pass this new bill because they don't actually care what you think. They want you think would they think that's why they keep saying obamacare is a disaster you know since I started speaking about this I've been fact checked by. Against bill Cassidy by at least six different organizations every one of them. Came down on my site every major health organization in the United States is on my side. Every major charity there has to do with health of Medicare is on my side because the facts were on my side has nothing to do Mia just it just a matter of what's true. And what isn't true you know all day today the Senate Finance Committee was holding here at a hearing on this bill. Their protest in the hallways are heated exchange the hoping that the end of the day. Just about an hour and a half ago one of the two key Republican holdouts. Susan Collins a senator from Maine said she would not support grand cast lead which he. Good for the. So did have a that's great news thank you senator Collins Maine needs affordable health care more than almost any state you know the sewers up there are filled with trial leading clones I don't know. A I. This news is now I can go back to talking about the card actually ends guys highly spread that. Okay.
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