September 19th, 2009
08:15 AM ET
9 years ago

GOP counter-attacks President's health care push

WASHINGTON (CNN)—Republicans launched a new counter-attack Saturday against the president’s push for health care reform.

Speaking on the Republican weekly radio and web address, Congresswoman Sue Myrick spoke about her own battle with cancer.

The North Carolinian representative said her diagnosis took six doctors, three mammograms and one ultrasound before her cancer was located. Myrick says the process took a few weeks, but would have taken far longer had she lived in a nation with government-run health care.

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  1. Gino

    All I want is the same government run health care she has..... what the heck I pay for hers too.

    September 19, 2009 12:46 pm at 12:46 pm |
  2. Kevin

    What if this ungrateful, inconsiderate, Congresswoman didn't have health care like 10s of millions of Americans. Her care was handled quickly because she has a Cadillac policy, one which most can't afford, one which is funded by her government. These people are selfish and care about only "those that can". Sadly Congresswoman Myrick, there are millions "that can't".

    September 19, 2009 12:52 pm at 12:52 pm |
  3. Mario, mtl, ca.

    An other wingnut

    September 19, 2009 12:53 pm at 12:53 pm |
  4. DonnaLee

    Uh excuse me ... She has government run health care. Sounds like her health care provider screwed up though ... they missed the ugly lying tumor between her ears.

    September 19, 2009 12:55 pm at 12:55 pm |
  5. Lynne

    Where is her concern for the millions of Americans who do not have medical coverrage and are denied access to her gov't subsidized, "socialist" health care plan?? Where is her PROOF that this wouldn't have occured as quickly in other countries...whoops, I forgot...Republicans really don't care if they have proof or not!!

    September 19, 2009 12:56 pm at 12:56 pm |
  6. montag24

    At least, Myrick has health care. Good health care, too. But she would deny it to others.

    Another GOP hypocrite.

    September 19, 2009 12:57 pm at 12:57 pm |