Obama wrong about health insurance profits
By Angie Drobnic Holan
Published on Thursday, July 23rd, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.
With the debate over health care reform heating up, we checked a claim from President Barack Obama's news conference and an unusual one from Betsy McCaughey, chairman of the Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths and former lieutenant governor of New York.
We found Obama was wrong when he said in the news conference that health insurance companies are making record profits. He earns a False .
We found McCaughey was ridiculously wrong with her claim that the health bill "would make it mandatory — absolutely require — that every five years people in Medicare have a required counseling session that will tell them how to end their life sooner." That one earned a Pants on Fire .
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Researchers: Angie Drobnic Holan
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