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Liberal Analyst Kirsten Powers: Obama 'Had a Total Lack of Curiosity' About ObamaCare Website Problems

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The O’Reilly Factor

Name: The O’Reilly Factor


Bill O’Reilly

Name: Bill O’Reilly

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, Kirsten Powers

Name: Kirsten Powers

Employment: CNN

Position: Political Analyst

Event location
10/24/2013 08:06 am
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O REILLY Who is ░░░░░░░░ getting punished in the ░░░░░░░░ situation A couple weeks ░░░░░░░░ I told Kirsten Powers ░░░░░░░░ gently that American companies ░░░░░░░░ workers will bear the ░░░░░░░░ She disagreed But some ░░░░░░░░ see it my way ░░░░░░░░ is going to be ░░░░░░░░ corporation of companies in ░░░░░░░░ United States that drive ░░░░░░░░ money into the ObamaCare ░░░░░░░░ not the individuals POWERS ░░░░░░░░ The people who are ░░░░░░░░ to sign up right ░░░░░░░░ are logging on to ░░░░░░░░ exchanges or individuals SIEGEL ░░░░░░░░ of the health care ░░░░░░░░ employees get that over ░░░░░░░░ million get it from ░░░░░░░░ employer And they are ░░░░░░░░ that if you start ░░░░░░░░ pre existing conditions no ░░░░░░░░ limits paying for maternity ░░░░░░░░ paying for colonoscopies then ░░░░░░░░ someone is going to ░░░░░░░░ to pay for that ░░░░░░░░ REILLY So right here ░░░░░░░░ is Fox News Channel ░░░░░░░░ Kirsten Powers So I ░░░░░░░░ you are having a ░░░░░░░░ of heart Is that ░░░░░░░░ I hope it s ░░░░░░░░ POWERS I m definitely ░░░░░░░░ frustrated with the rollout ░░░░░░░░ ObamaCare O REILLY You ░░░░░░░░ frustrated POWERS Who wouldn ░░░░░░░░ be O REILLY I ░░░░░░░░ not frustrated I thought ░░░░░░░░ was a bad deal ░░░░░░░░ the jump POWERS I ░░░░░░░░ think it was a ░░░░░░░░ idea and I still ░░░░░░░░ hope it will work ░░░░░░░░ I just think it ░░░░░░░░ t inspire a lot ░░░░░░░░ confidence I guess you ░░░░░░░░ say that they can ░░░░░░░░ built build a web ░░░░░░░░ considering the idea of ░░░░░░░░ exchanges was to get ░░░░░░░░ the web site and ░░░░░░░░ comparison shopping and they ░░░░░░░░ t even do that ░░░░░░░░ really inspiring a lot ░░░░░░░░ confidence O REILLY Don ░░░░░░░░ you understand that they ░░░░░░░░ t do anything POWERS ░░░░░░░░ don t agree with ░░░░░░░░ O REILLY That the ░░░░░░░░ government is just a ░░░░░░░░ mess Do you know ░░░░░░░░ Sebelius POWERS No O ░░░░░░░░ I know her I ░░░░░░░░ come up against her ░░░░░░░░ This is a woman ░░░░░░░░ would have trouble going ░░░░░░░░ k mart She would ░░░░░░░░ trouble POWERS That isn ░░░░░░░░ true O REILLY She ░░░░░░░░ not skilled She is ░░░░░░░░ a skilled administrator she ░░░░░░░░ t have the discipline ░░░░░░░░ run an organization like ░░░░░░░░ have to put together ░░░░░░░░ roll out ObamaCare She ░░░░░░░░ just there because she ░░░░░░░░ a Democrat There is ░░░░░░░░ skilled people in here ░░░░░░░░ were warned this was ░░░░░░░░ to happen Nobody did ░░░░░░░░ about it and here ░░░░░░░░ are POWERS It s ░░░░░░░░ the way this has ░░░░░░░░ but I don t ░░░░░░░░ that the government can ░░░░░░░░ do anything The DMV ░░░░░░░░ site works O REILLY ░░░░░░░░ screwed it up POWERS ░░░░░░░░ HHS people O REILLY ░░░░░░░░ what are they They ░░░░░░░░ the government POWERS Yeah ░░░░░░░░ but hat doesn t ░░░░░░░░ that the government can ░░░░░░░░ do anything O REILLY ░░░░░░░░ POWERS That s what ░░░░░░░░ m saying They should ░░░░░░░░ able to build a ░░░░░░░░ site If I can ░░░░░░░░ my tickets on the ░░░░░░░░ web site why can ░░░░░░░░ they set up a ░░░░░░░░ insurance website O REILLY ░░░░░░░░ m trying to tell ░░░░░░░░ that the federal government ░░░░░░░░ t do anything POWERS ░░░░░░░░ don t agree with ░░░░░░░░ O REILLY Can I ░░░░░░░░ the border federal government ░░░░░░░░ POWERS I don t ░░░░░░░░ that there is a ░░░░░░░░ with the border O ░░░░░░░░ Can t control the ░░░░░░░░ because just 12 million ░░░░░░░░ who snuck in here ░░░░░░░░ the border POWER Does ░░░░░░░░ run the medicare does ░░░░░░░░ run the military O ░░░░░░░░ Do you know how ░░░░░░░░ fraud in the medicare ░░░░░░░░ estimated 25 percent POWERS ░░░░░░░░ are able to run ░░░░░░░░ social security they re ░░░░░░░░ to run the military ░░░░░░░░ you agree the military ░░░░░░░░ run by the government ░░░░░░░░ REILLY That s a ░░░░░░░░ different ballgame because it ░░░░░░░░ run by the military ░░░░░░░░ run by the military ░░░░░░░░ Kathleen Sebelius The problem ░░░░░░░░ that look this is ░░░░░░░░ Obama s signature deal ░░░░░░░░ is his big deal ░░░░░░░░ Yeah O REILLY If ░░░░░░░░ have a big deal ░░░░░░░░ make sure it s ░░░░░░░░ I have a big ░░░░░░░░ I have a book ░░░░░░░░ it s a big ░░░░░░░░ and I put a ░░░░░░░░ into it and I ░░░░░░░░ sure that every step ░░░░░░░░ the way the rollout ░░░░░░░░ that book worked If ░░░░░░░░ Obama was a competent ░░░░░░░░ which he is not ░░░░░░░░ right he would have ░░░░░░░░ the same thing by ░░░░░░░░ very competent people to ░░░░░░░░ it out instead he ░░░░░░░░ Kathleen Sebelius POWERS Ok ░░░░░░░░ are talking specific now ░░░░░░░░ agree I don t ░░░░░░░░ Barack Obama is the ░░░░░░░░ competent president we have ░░░░░░░░ had O REILLY You ░░░░░░░░ agreeing me the government ░░░░░░░░ t do anything as ░░░░░░░░ stands now POWERS No ░░░░░░░░ don t agree to ░░░░░░░░ I think the government ░░░░░░░░ do things O REILLY ░░░░░░░░ this POWERS Barack Obama ░░░░░░░░ t do this and ░░░░░░░░ had a total lack ░░░░░░░░ curiosity about what was ░░░░░░░░ out here Reporting showing ░░░░░░░░ site was crashing the ░░░░░░░░ before it launched O ░░░░░░░░ That s right POWERS ░░░░░░░░ unthinkable O REILLY I ░░░░░░░░ you to join with ░░░░░░░░ in demanding a one ░░░░░░░░ waiver for everybody until ░░░░░░░░ clean it up POWERS ░░░░░░░░ god O REILLY It ░░░░░░░░ going to happen you ░░░░░░░░ it s going to ░░░░░░░░ You heard Rose POWERS ░░░░░░░░ is what I actually ░░░░░░░░ they should just delay ░░░░░░░░ The whole thing O ░░░░░░░░ That s right POWERS ░░░░░░░░ just individual mandate I ░░░░░░░░ at this point it ░░░░░░░░ not functioning and they ░░░░░░░░ probably delay it O ░░░░░░░░ Take a look at ░░░░░░░░ next September POWERS I ░░░░░░░░ agree that I don ░░░░░░░░ think delaying the individual ░░░░░░░░ is the right thing ░░░░░░░░ REILLY Everything Powers wants ░░░░░░░░ delayed What a stunning ░░░░░░░░ What two weeks POWERS ░░░░░░░░ that I gave it ░░░░░░░░ chance Bill I will ░░░░░░░░ it a chance in ░░░░░░░░ year also Here is ░░░░░░░░ thing Here is why ░░░░░░░░ is so horrible about ░░░░░░░░ O REILLY I only ░░░░░░░░ a minute POWERS Barack ░░░░░░░░ has given you this ░░░░░░░░ this is the problem ░░░░░░░░ has set back the ░░░░░░░░ of activist government the ░░░░░░░░ that the government can ░░░░░░░░ anything for probably decades ░░░░░░░░ has given you this ░░░░░░░░ REILLY This is what ░░░░░░░░ don t understand about ░░░░░░░░ Kirsten Powers all right ░░░░░░░░ don t you listen ░░░░░░░░ me You know I ░░░░░░░░ always right POWERS Because ░░░░░░░░ are wrong all the ░░░░░░░░ O REILLY No I ░░░░░░░░ always right I was ░░░░░░░░ about this I said ░░░░░░░░ early on it was ░░░░░░░░ to be a mess ░░░░░░░░ You were right about ░░░░░░░░ thing Let s not ░░░░░░░░ exaggerate O REILLY Now ░░░░░░░░ are taking the factor ░░░░░░░░ further POWERS And to ░░░░░░░░ clear O REILLY You ░░░░░░░░ only want the individuality ░░░░░░░░ want everything delayed POWERRS ░░░░░░░░ actually don t agree ░░░░░░░░ through the individual when ░░░░░░░░ works O REILLY Ok ░░░░░░░░ you know I don ░░░░░░░░ want to gloat POWERS ░░░░░░░░ are a humble man ░░░░░░░░ O REILLY Yes I ░░░░░░░░ Yes, I do.”
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