Piers Morgan: Democrats' Excuses 'Get Ever More Ludicrous'

Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 10:12 PM

By Greg Richter

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
CNN's Piers Morgan has called President Barack Obama's repeated promises that people can keep healthcare plans they like a "barefaced lie." 

He also appears none too happy that Democrats who defend the statements keep coming up with new excuses for them.

Morgan is a native of Britain, where healthcare is provided by the government, and he favors universal healthcare in the United States. But he has made no bones about the fiasco of the Obamacare website rollout and his disdain for what he considers a dishonest sales job.

Editor's Note: Warren Buffett’s Secret to Wealth — The Bible?

His guests Wednesday night were Reps. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., and Frank Pallone, D-N.J. Both are members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, to which Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified earlier in the day.

Pallone told Morgan that people can continue to buy policies he called "lousy" because they don't offer enough coverage and cost the insured large sums of money. That doesn't square, however, with the law, which says all policies offered must meet certain criteria.

"If you want to go buy a scam policy, you can. But nobody's going to buy it," Pallone said.

Pallone's words didn't sway Morgan.

"If you move the goalposts any further, they'll literally be off the field," Morgan said in wrapping up the interview. "The excuses," he said, "get ever more ludicrous."


© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Fred Fleitz: Homegrown Terrorism on Rise

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 14:58 PM

A horrifying attack in which two Canadian soldiers were mowed down by a car near Montreal was a terror attack inspired b . . .

Ministers May Be Jailed for Refusing to Perform Gay Wedding

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 14:52 PM

Two Christian ministers have been told if they refuse to perform same-sex weddings, they could be subject to a $1,000 fi . . .

Kaiser: 89% of Uninsured Don't Know to Sign Up for Obamacare

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 14:03 PM

Obamacare administrators are promising a better sign-up experience for the plan's second annual enrollment period that o . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved