On Fox, Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson says he doesn't need health care because he "already" has it: "It's given to me by God"

On Fox, Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson says he doesn't need health care because he "already" has it: "It's given to me by God"

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From the February 5 edition of Fox Business' Cavuto: Coast to Coast

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NEIL CAVUTO (HOST): The core of your argument is that we have lost touch with simple values, but lost touch with god, and the government is no replacement. You say, "My view is simple: No government program, whether health care, social security, or whatever can save you. It may put food in your belly at great expense. It may get you in the hospital at even greater expense. It may provide for you in the dog days of your life. But only one thing will, and that's Jesus."

PHIL ROBERTSON (DUCK DYNASTY): We have been given a country through what [Sen.] Kamala Harris said. She says, "Elect me, and everything's free. Look, everybody can have their own health care. The government's going to finance the whole thing. It's not going to cost but $30 trillion. I'm offering you the greatest deal you ever had. Elect me and everything will be free" --

CAVUTO: But she's saying that other people who have been getting away with financial murder will pay for it, the rich, guys like you. 

ROBERTSON: What I'm saying is that -- Kamala, I already have health care. It's given to me by God. Eternal health care. I'm guaranteed to be raised from the dead. I have life and immortality given to me by God through Jesus Christ --

CAVUTO: But people get sick on Earth in human form. So, would you advise --

ROBERTSON: The temporary reprieve is not worth it. I'm telling her: I have eternal health care, and it's free.

Previously:

Fox guest suggests that health care isn't a right because it's not specifically mentioned in the Bill of Rights 

Fox's Brian Kilmeade on access to health care: "Not many people high-five when you get Medicare"

Fox & Friends guest says any efforts to expand Medicare will just make it worse

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