Howard Dean: Health Care Bill 'Bigger Bailout for the Insurance Industry Than AIG'
WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2009
By HUMA KHAN and JONATHAN KARL
President Obama said he likes the Senate health care compromise and wants it passed by Christmas, but he faces a revolt from some liberals who say the health care bill has been gutted to appease insurance companies.
"This is a bigger bailout for the insurance industry than AIG," former Democratic National Committee chairman and medical doctor Howard Dean told "Good Morning America's" George Stephanopoulos today. "A very small number of people are going to get any insurance at all, until 2014, if the bill works.