The Democrats said that under their plan, health care costs would go down and those who wanted to keep their insurance would be able to. A government official, though, says neither is true.
Appearing Wednesday at a House Budget Committee hearing, Medicare Chief Actuary Richard Foster said ObamaCare will not hold down health care costs, as President Obama and the Democrats promised it would.
"I would say false, more so than true," Fostered responded when Republican Rep. Tom McClintock of California asked him to answer either "true" or "false" to whether the Democrats' health care overhaul would be a cost-saver.
McClintock moved on, asking Foster: "The other promise, if you like your plan, you can keep it. True or false?"
"Not true in all cases," was the reply.
While the Democrats have tried to obscure the facts —