Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer threw Obamacare under the bus Tuesday, charging that Democrats should not have passed the law in 2010.

Schumer, the third-ranking Senate Democrat, spoke Tuesday at the National Press Club in Washington about the Democrats’ losses in this year’s elections. He encouraged Democrats to embrace government despite their electoral crash but also admitted that the Democratic House and Senate should not have passed Obamacare.

Democrats should have focused on directly helping the middle class, Schumer argued.

“Unfortunately, Democrats blew the opportunity the American people gave them” by electing President Obama and a Democratic-controlled Congress in 2008. “We took their mandate and put all our focus on the wrong problem.”

“The plight of uninsured Americans and the hardships created by unfair insurance company practices certainly needed to be addressed,” Schumer said. “But it wasn’t the change we were hired to make” in the 2008 election. ”Americans were crying out for the end to the recession, for better wages and more jobs — not changes in health care.”

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I don't believe a word out of Schumers lying mouth.

ME ETHER....!! HE IS A FORKED TONGUED SERPENT....!! 

LYNN:  it's "either".  And you are right - forked-tongued serpent describes him well.

Yeah.., dropped the "i" and didn't notice... : (   thanks : )

Schumer is just playing politics in advance of the next election.  He can then say that Obama care was a mistake.  Why didn't he say that before he voted for it?

Rush Limbaugh, though not my favorite talk show host, (Michael Savage is #1!)  coined the name Chuk U Schumer.

A little late now.  We are still screaming jobs  what we get is screwed over and over again.

I don't believe the fellow either but Krautheimer's idea of a small tax to cover those who could not get insurance because of preexisting conditions would have solved any real problem.  Obamacare created an enormous problem. 

Writing on the wall.

Any chance they're reading this.?.  Dems: maybe you might want to join the Republicans and overturn it.  At least that would be a step in the right direction.  And if you're really regretful you will need to buck the president on his highly revered AM-NASTY BILL.  JUST THINK WHAT THAT WOULD MEAN FOR YOUR SELVES AND FELLOW CITIZENS. . . . JOBS, JOBS, JOBS, !   Send all Illilegals packing; back where they came from!

TALK ABOUT YOUR BUYERS REMORSE . TOO LITTLE TOO LATE CHICKIE . THE DEEd IS DONE AND YOU SHARE THE BLAME .

Smuchy needs to go down with the rest of them. That's why he's a smuck (a person who is a loser - and in this case it is due to his own hand).

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