Pelosi: If mandate ruled unconstitutional, rest of health law won’t work
If the Supreme Court rules the individual mandate unconstitutional, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said the rest of the health care law wouldn’t work from a “financial standpoint.”
“Well, just to borrow a Supreme Court metaphor, you have to eat your vegetables,” Pelosi said at her weekly press briefing Thursday. You have to have the mandate in order for this to work from a financial standpoint but it doesn’t mean that — in other words, we want to keep those in place. The biggest difference in the lives of the American people — well, let me say one of, because — in terms of this legislation is that you cannot be deprived of coverage if you have a pre-existing medical condition. This is huge.”
Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2012/06/22/pelosi-if-mandate-ruled-unconstitutional-rest-of-health-law-wont-work-video/#ixzz1ycVMbz1k
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