CNN Interview Excerpt – The Lead with Jake Tapper – VIDEO
SPEAKER RYAN: And more importantly, we’re not making people buy Obamacare plans. So, we’re going to let people buy what they want to buy. So, that’s the whole point. You’re saying, “Oh, this tax credit only goes so far if you force people to buy an Obamacare plan –
TAPPER: I didn’t say it. CBO said it.
SPEAKER RYAN: No, I know. I mean, I’m saying – but we’re not going to force people to buy an Obamacare plan. That’s point I’d make.
TAPPER: But do you dispute the fact that health costs would go up to $14,000 for a senior?
SPEAKER RYAN: No, because you’re missing the premise of my argument, which is that our goal is to lower the coast of health insurance. Our goal is to increase quality and have more choices and lower the cost.