Health care was not featured in the Republican presidential nominee’s acceptance speech, but former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney repeated his pledge to repeal and replace the incumbent’s signature legislative achievement.
A transcript follows.
MITT ROMNEY: His $716 billion cut to Medicare to finance Obamacare will both hurt today’s seniors and depress innovation and jobs in medicine.
And it means that we must rein in the skyrocketing costs of health care by repealing and replacing Obamacare.
As president, I’ll protect the sanctity of life. I’ll honor the institution of marriage. And I will guarantee America’s first liberty: the freedom of religion.KHN (Kaiser Health News) is a national newsroom that produces in-depth journalism about health issues. Together with Policy Analysis and Polling, KHN is one of the three major operating programs at KFF (Kaiser Family Foundation). KFF is an endowed nonprofit organization providing information on health issues to the nation.
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