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04-30-2009, 07:48 PM
GOP's Coburn: Obama's Healthcare Will Devastate Seniors

Thursday, April 30, 2009 3:39 PM

By: Jim Meyers Article Font Size

Sen. Tom Coburn tells Newsmax that Sen. Arlen Specter’s switch from the GOP to the Democratic Party is an example of the “disease” infecting Washington — placing self-interest ahead of the nation.

The Oklahoma Republican, who is a medical doctor, also warns that President Barack Obama’s healthcare plan would destroy the private healthcare insurance industry and ultimately lead to the rationing of medical care.

Newsmax.TV’s Ashley Martella asked Sen. Coburn what he knew about Obama’s healthcare plan.

“The plan is to mandate that people have to be in coverage,” said Coburn, a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.

The flu was so yesterday. Time to move on.