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Jimmy Kimmel blasts Sen. Bill Cassidy over 'Kimmel test' health care pledge

Jimmy Kimmel blasts Sen. Bill Cassidy over 'Kimmel test' health care pledge
From CBC - September 20, 2017

Jimmy Kimmel says U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy "lied right to my face" by going back on his word to ensure any health care overhaul passes a test named for him.

Kimmel says a health care bill co-sponsored by the Louisiana Republican fails the "Jimmy Kimmel test," a phrase coined by Cassidy.

The late-night host announced in May that his baby son had surgery for a birth defect and argued that all American families should be able to get life-saving medical care.Cassidy told the host on his show that allowing insurers to cap the amount spent on an individual's health care was unnecessary.

During a nearly seven-minute monologue on Tuesday, KimmeldecriedCassidy's most-recent proposal and blasted him for lying multiple times.

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