GOP Presidential Hopefuls Take Aim At Different Health Reform Targets
Former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney continues to aim criticism at the health law signed by President Barack Obama while former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who has not yet announced an intent to seek the GOP nomination, slammed the state law that Romney backed.
Los Angeles Times: Romney To Obama: You Should Have Called Me On Health Reform
Speaking with Sean Hannity for an interview to air Thursday night, the former Massachusetts governor repeats his pledge to repeal the national health care reform law that President Obama signed, even though it is modeled after one he signed in the Bay State. In that hypothetical exchange, Romney said he would go on to ask, "Why didn't you call me? Why didn't you ask me whether the Massachusetts plan was working or not? What parts didn't work? What things you shouldn't do? Because I know this: Obamacare would bankrupt the nation" (Memoli, 6/2).
The Wall Street Journal's Washington Wire: Giuliani Slams Romney's Massachusetts Health Care Law
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, in town to weigh his presidential prospects, slammed the health care plan Mitt Romney signed as governor of Massachusetts. The plan, he said, is "almost exactly the same" as the nationwide health care overhaul signed by President Barack Obama (Yadron, 6/2).