Health Care Reform Persuasive Speech

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As the new Speaker of the House, John Boehner began making immediate changes to the chamber’s agenda. Along with creating new house rules, he put the Health Care Overhaul Repeal bill at the top of his priority list. The reasons behind his agenda setting were economy based. With regards to the bill, Boehner commented, “our spending has caught up with us, and our debt will soon eclipse the size of the economy.” Boehner is a member of the GOP and is a firm believer in the decrease or stagnation of taxes. His statement is letting the people of the United States know that as Speaker of the House, he is dedicated to ensuring that the economy pull through its fragile state without any new taxes that he believes would increase the national debt and create another economic hurdle for the United States to climb. By shedding a negative light on this Health Care Overhaul bill, the GOP is also shedding a negative light on the Obama administration. If the GOP can pass the Health care Overhaul Repeal bill, then they would have shown flaws and weakness in Obama’s domestic policy, thus hurting his chances at re-election. Although this may seem like a smart move by the Republicans, it can potentially back-fire. If the repeal is passed, then the GOP loses its “hot button issue” that can help bring in voters for the…show more content…
HEALTH is an acronym for: help efficient, accessible, low-cost, timely health care. It aims to “improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system.” The bill also imposes caps on some damages awarded in malpractice lawsuits, limits attorneys’ fees, and establishes a statute of limitations for filing health care lawsuits. The committees involved with this bill are the House Judiciary, and the House Energy and
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