New York Times columnist David Brooks talks with Diane about what he sees happening inside Washington and around the country and why he thinks President Trump represents the wrong answer to the right question.
President Obama supports a Senate proposal for a tax on so called “Cadillac” health care plans. What these high-cost insurance plans provide, who would be taxed and why labor leaders and others are fighting back.
- Gerald Shea AFL-CIO, special assistant to the president for health care
- Elise Gould director, health policy research, Economic Policy Institute
- Jonathan Gruber professor of economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and technical consultant,Department of Health and Human Services
- Karen Tumulty national political correspondent, "Time" magazine.
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