Mar. 26 - Republican Governor of Florida, Rick Scott, says the Federal government can’t tell people what to buy and adds President Obama’s healthcare law will be struck down as unconstitutional.
President Obama's sweeping health care overhaul heads to the Supreme Court today. One governor who's been vocal in his opposition Florida's Rick Scott he joins us now so governor they're literally lining up. Outside Supreme Court to try and get inside this is an issue a lot of people have been interested in seeing how this is gonna come down what do you. It is the most important thing to listen for this week. Both for jobless let's remember that the federal government shouldn't be telling us. Wow what we should -- And that was never the invasion of the constitution that they would tell us what what -- vital part of buying clothes to Wear what health care to -- that doesn't make any sense. We know that down we know that is bad for patients every camera program in the world as we've run out of money. And hopefully ration care so it's going to be horrible for patients taxpayers can afford it in our state Medicaid is their biggest growth area we are we have -- -- struggling to pay for it. And this is a dramatic expansion Medicaid which estates will be able pay for 930 it's gonna be devastating to jobs in America. If you if you look at a jobs we are competing with countries are companies all of the world if they don't have some like this in our costs are higher because of that. Then what's gonna happen you shot. Are you willing to pay more money because. Company pays higher taxes pays more for health insurance pays more for regulation you're not. You go buy the product made in a country that is have a bill like this so it's devastating for jobs. So when you're looking -- this week now and there's these three separate sort of baskets that are going to be argued is there anything any this is an issue that got you into politics in your background is in health care so if there's one thing that people really need to key into it it's gonna tip people off. To how this decision is gonna go with or something that you're listening for. And big sisters and is there is the mandate mean how can. It was ever envisions that the Fed program would be telling each state. Now tell every American went after that's I think that's the most in this basic right we have is he what you go to work. You should -- by what you wanna buy. Do you think that the -- -- and if the individual and it's now now of course if the individual mandate gone and hoped actually that you know if that if you went to fix health -- you -- Texas. Let people compete. Have me give you -- what you by the same health here's everybody else. We give -- tax breaks are you on your health care policy like my own your own disability policy or your own homeowner's policy. So it's your choice which you buying. Reward insurance companies and our reward you as an individual thinkers who smoke. You know don't don't drink too much exercise things like that that's how that's would drive the the usage of health care down that's what we have to do insurance or health care is the is just a result of extreme. Access use and real quick knowing everything you know I mean we know you're against it. But do you think that that's we'll start after an -- that I shouted out I think it's it's as simple as should the federal government be telling us what we. What we should fine I just can't believe that was part of what was -- constitution.