Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Tuesday said the Obama administration's latest report about the impact of ObamaCare shows the healthcare reform law will crush U.S. economic growth.
Boehner took to the House floor to respond to a report the administration released late Friday about the law — a report that House Republicans requested. He said the report shows that while Obama has said the law would reduce insurance premiums by thousands of dollars per family, the reverse is now expected to happen.
He said that means about 11 million more people will pay more for health insurance.
"Another sucker punch to our economy, another broken promise to hardworking Americans," Boehner said. "And the only reason we even know about it is that the House demanded this transparency from the administration."
The Speaker also criticized the administration for trying to bury the report by releasing it late last Friday.
"You may not have seen the report. It was released rather quietly on Friday afternoon, so I'm going to enter it into the record today," he said. "I urge every member to read it and share it with your constituents."