By Justin Sink - 04/18/14 10:59 AM EDT
The Republican National Committee used a new Web video released Friday to reject President Obama's call to "move on" from criticisms of his signature healthcare law.
The video contrasts Obama's desire to turn the page on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act with news reports of individuals who lost their coverage or saw their premiums increase under the law.
"Americans don't think it's time to move on," text displayed at the end of the video reads.
Republicans have hammered the president's comments, which he made during a press conference Thursday to tout the administration's tally of 8 million people enrolling in healthcare through ObamaCare.
"I know every American isn’t going to agree with this law," Obama said. "But I think we can agree that it’s well past time to move on as a country and refocus our energy on the issues that the American people are most concerned about — and that continues to be the economy."
But Republicans, who have made the Affordable Care Act the centerpiece of their campaign strategy this year, are likely to continue attacking Obama on the issue. A Gallup survey released earlier this month found that 43 percent of Americans support the law, versus 54 percent who oppose.
"The president says that Republicans have not accepted Obamacare as settled law. He is right. Republicans cannot and will not accept this law,” House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said in a statement.