He pointed that health care premiums continue to go up for American families and American businesses, and will bust the budget of the United States if we dont do something about it now. We cant sweep these problems under the rug. He didnt get elected by the American people to ignore problems that we face as a country.Republicans, however, were dismissive of Obamas continued push to get a bill, believing the victory by Sen.-elect Scott Brown (R-Mass.) proved the public isnt happy with his health care reform plans.I dont think he heard what the voters of Massachusetts were saying, National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman John Cornyn (Texas) said.David M. Drucker and Steven T. Dennis contributed to this report.
Following the speeches from elected officials, the crowd stands at long tables as they dig into BBQ, brunswick stew, cadillac rice at the Law Enforcement Cookout at Wayne Dasher's pond house in Glennville, Ga., on Thursday, April 17, 2014.