July 17, 2009: Obama: Health Bill Will Get Done This Year (CQPolitics.com)

  • "The president this afternoon repeatedly stated that health care reform must lower costs for the American people. Republicans agree. But the actual bill put together by House Democrats does not do that," said House Republican Leader John A. Boehner of Ohio. Alluding to the CBO analysis, Boehner said, "The bill will not lower costs."