Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., said the healthcare system is currently failing the "Jimmy Kimmel test," a phrase he coined for the comedian's son who was born with a heart defect.
"The status quo does not pass the Jimmy Kimmel test," he told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Thursday. "Status quo is failing the Jimmy Kimmel test."
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Kimmel made an impassioned plea on behalf of Obamacare after his son was born with a heart defect in May. The next day, Cassidy argued for a "Jimmy Kimmel test" to ensure a child born with a heart defect would have access to care.
"I ask, does it pass the Jimmy Kimmel test? Will a child born with congenital heart disease be able to get everything she or he would...