Reminder To President Obama, Bill Clinton Remained Defiant On Health Care Reform

Clinton 1994: "You will force me to take this pen"

Clinton 1994 State of the Union
"If you send me legislation that doesn't guarantee every American private heath insurance that can never be taken away, you will force me to take this pen, veto the legislation and we'll come right back here and start all over again"

Later that year, Clinton lost 54 House seats and 8 Senate seats in the mid-term elections