What does “everything” mean when President Obama’s debt commission tackles the nation’s $14 trillion debt?
It could mean Obama’s prized health care law.
The commission’s co-chairs, Democrat Erskine Bowles and Republican Alan Simpson, told Fox after at a meeting today at the White House that Obama’s newly minted health care law is not a sacred cow and must be scrutinized for future cost savings.
“When you talk about the health care problem in this country and you talk about trying to solve that over a six-month period,” Bowles said, referring to the commission’s Dec. 1 deadline. “You watched these guys (the White House) struggle for two years. We’ve gotta bend that cost curve if we’re really gonna be able to ever get the fiscal situation fixed in this country.”