Highlighting a story of a campaign supporter in Iowa, Sen. Barack ObamaBarack ObamaThe Memo: Justice Department veterans reeling over Sessions drama Trump military transgender ban prompts protests EPA transition official dismisses climate science strategy as 'silliness' MORE (D-Ill.) laid out the details of a plan he promised at the start of his presidential campaign.

"The very first promise i made on this campaign, was that as president, Iwill sign a universal health care plan into law by the end of my first term in office..." Obama said. "A plan that not only guarantees coverage for every American, but also brings down the cost of health care and reduces every family's premiums by as much as $2500."