Statements about Health Care

Says House Democrats "voted to use your tax dollars for abortions" by voting against bill defunding Planned Parenthood.

The "Health Care Compact bill would end Medicare's guaranteed benefit for Tennessee's Medicare recipients and shift management of the federal health care plan to the state's TennCare program."

Says his "patents in ultrasound have revolutionized modern medicine."

"Diane Black voted to fund Obamacare."

"Obamacare" represents "the largest tax increase in the history of the world."

"Three of our cities are among the top five worst cities in the U.S. for asthma."

Says her congressional district has 10,000 medical-device industry jobs and 1,000 will be lost because of health-care law tax.

Says "we are overcharging students . . . to help pay for the health care law."

Says abortion doctors are "flying into this state, performing abortions and flying out."

Says President Obama and his allies in Congress gave "power" to control Medicare patients’ health care decisions to "a commission of 15 unelected bureaucrats in Washington."

AIDS was transmitted to humans because "one guy" had sex with "a monkey" and then started "having sex with men."

"Congressman Phil Roe hands out $1.3M government check" from a federal program that "he voted against."

A typical married couple "will contribute $119,000" into Medicare but will "receive $357,000 in Medicare benefits over their lifetimes."

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