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Gingrich: I Don’t Want to Repeal ObamaCare, and Neither Does Congress

The Honorable Newt Gingrich

By Michael Tennant (original source The New American) 

“Although he’s found that ObamaCare isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich doesn’t think it should be repealed outright — and, he added, neither do congressional Republicans, notwithstanding their rhetoric to the contrary.

“Even the best estimate for ObamaCare is that at a very high cost it is extending the number of people who are insured by a small number,” Gingrich said during aninterview with USA Today’s Jayne O’Donnell at the World Health Care Congress in Washington, D.C., March 25.

Moreover, as Gingrich pointed out, most of the increase in coverage has come about by “dramatically expand[ing] Medicaid,” which is an “easy short-term fix.”

“The problem then becomes,” he continued, “who’s going to pay for Medicaid.” (Answer: taxpayers until they are bled dry.)”

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