Obama states "Here’s a guarantee that I’ve made. If you have insurance that you like, then you will be able to keep that insurance." He's ACTUALLY stating it as a guarantee, and Politifact gives that a "half true" and basically judges it based on their opinion of what Obama really meant."Zyphlin" goes on to say both Obama and Cantor made false statements. There we don't agree.
Cantor states "The people who have health care and like it in this county are not going to be able to keep what they have." He doesn't say the word guarantee, but Politifact[']s opinion is that he is suggesting a guarantee and rate it as "mostly false."
Cantor's statement, made in an interview after the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the ACA's individual mandate, simply meant that Obama's promise was false.
It's important to note the parallel wording. Cantor borrows Obama's line about people liking their health insurance, then contradicts the president's promise that those people will be able to keep their health care plans.
Obama receives a "Half True" rating.
Cantor gets a "Mostly False" rating.
It's yet another fact-checking travesty wrought by PolitiFact and PolitiFact Virginia.
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