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Press Release - John McCain 2008 Launches New Television Ad: "Health Care Action"

April 29, 2008

ARLINGTON, VA -- U.S. Senator John McCain's presidential campaign today released a new television ad, entitled "Health Care Action," highlighting John McCain's agenda to reform health care. The ad will air in Iowa.

VIEW THE AD HERE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6I61-zIXOE

Script For "Health Care Action" (:60)

JOHN MCCAIN: The problem with health care in America is not the quality of health care, it's the availability and the affordability. And that has to do with the dramatic increase in the cost of health care.

Let's give every American family a $5,000 refundable tax credit so that they can go out across state lines and get the insurance policy that suits them best.

I can characterize my approach on health care by choice and competition, affordability and availability.

We need community health centers. We need walk-in clinics. We understand that emergency room care is the most expensive in America.

There's many, many solutions to this problem. I think we can address them. The fundamental problem is not the quality of health care; it's the cost of health care. So health care must be made affordable and available.

I'm John McCain and I approve this message.

John McCain, Press Release - John McCain 2008 Launches New Television Ad: "Health Care Action" Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/291919

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