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The Trail: 2012 Presidential News from the Field / CAMPAIGN 2012

Bachmann Blasts Romney, Gingrich on Health Care

Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., emphasizes her point during the first New Hampshire Republican presidential debate at St. Anselm College in Manchester, NH., Monday night, June 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)(Jim Cole/AP)

photo of Rodney Hawkins
December 19, 2011

Rep. Michele Bachmann on Monday used the news of the Supreme Court setting dates for arguments over the health care lawsuit to reaffirm her commitment to overturning the law and attack her GOP rivals on the issue.

"We have to have a president that is committed to the full repeal of Obamacare -- I am," Bachmann told National Journal/CBS News in an interview.

Two of the Minnesota lawmaker's opponents for the Republican presidential nomination, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich, have said they would repeal President Obama's health care law if they are elected president.

But Bachmann blasted Gingrich as "the father of the individual mandate" and said, "There is absolutely no possibility that Newt Gingrich will ever truly get behind the full-scale repeal of Obamacare because it's not what he believes in."

 

She also accused Romney of not supporting abolition of the law because of its similarity to what he helped enact earlier as governor of Massachusetts.

"We also know that Mitt Romney is the only governor in the history of the United States to put into place socialized medicine," she said. "Mitt Romney will never get rid of the health care mandate under Obamacare."

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