Jimmy Kimmel: Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied to my face' about healthcare bill

Jimmy Kimmel: Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied to my face' about healthcare bill”

Jimmy Kimmel seems exasperated too-as he's already been through the ringer once when his newborn son almost died while the Republicans were trying to pass the AHCA-and last night he said "before you post a nasty Facebook message saying I'm politicizing my son's health problems, I want you to know: I am politicizing my son's health problems, because I have to".

Cuomo then rebutted Cassidy's super-positive claims by pointing out that this bill won't cover preexisting conditions in the same way as Obamacare. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) "lied right to my face" when the senator talked about his "test" on any health care bill proposed back in May. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana told Kimmel he would write a bill that would protect children with preexisting conditions, like Kimmel's son, from lifetime limits.

"I ask, does it pass the "Jimmy Kimmel test"?"

Acknowledging that health care is "complicated" and "boring", Kimmel continued, "The details are confusing, and that's what these guys are relying on".

Picking apart Graham-Cassidy as effectively as any Democrat in Congress, Kimmel laid out all the major promises that Cassidy had made about health care - coverage for all, lower premiums, no pre-existing conditions, and no lifetime cap on coverage - followed by the fact that the new bill violates all four of those promises.

After listing off the agencies opposed to the Cassidy Bill, he urged his viewers to call their congressperson and gave a final message to Bill Cassidy himself. They're counting on you to be so overwhelmed with the information you just trust them to take care of you.

"Otherwise, you might be screwed", he said.

Jimmy Kimmel said in a monologue that Louisiana Sen.

The bill does say that any states seeking to waive that regulation must explain "how the state intends to maintain adequate and affordable health insurance coverage for individuals with preexisting conditions". "But at the same time we have to have a program that works and we know that that's not Obamacare - it's simply not sustainable, it's collapsing, there are some markets where they don't even have providers anymore".

Cassidy appeared Wednesday morning on CNN and insisted that Kimmel just doesn't understand the bill.

The late-night host closed out his speech with a challenge to Sen.

For that reason, Kimmel said the bill not only failed Cassidy's original Kimmel test but also created a new one. It's called a lie detector test. "You're welcome to stop by the studio and take it anytime".

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