Gibbs: Obama Has Only ‘Read a Decent Part’ of Health Care Bill

October 6, 2009 | 11:43 AM EDT
President Obama has spent some time in the past few months rebutting critics of the health care legislation being debated in Congress, and telling Americans what he insists it does or does not say about certain issues such as abortion and whether people will be able to keep their current health insurance plans. But the president has only read “a decent part” of the legislation he is describing, White House Spokesman Robert Gibbs revealed yesterday.