WASHINGTON (CNN) - Filmmaker and activist Michael Moore came to an overflowing committee room on Capitol Hill Wednesday to promote his new movie about America's healthcare system and to say that the system is on life support.
"Every American has a human right that when they get sick, they have a right to go to a doctor and not have to worry about whether or not they can afford it," said Moore.
The director of the new documentary titled "Sicko" surrounded himself with dozens of Congress' most liberal members and touted his support for their National Health Insurance Act, which would eradicate all private and non-profit health care companies and instead establish a publicly financed single-payer health care system.
"No more uninsured! No more partially insured!" declared Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, to thunderous applauses.
Among all the Democrats running for president, Kucinich is the only one supporting this legislation and Michael Moore is taking notice.
"Dennis Kucinich certainly comes the closest of what we need to see," Moore said.
Producers of the film invited all 435 members of Congress to a private screening of his scathing film on the healthcare industry. They did not say how many members will be attending.
- CNN Congressional Producer Evan Glass