Chris Wallace appeared to briefly lose control of his show Sunday morning as his two panelists erupted in a spirited argument over President Barack Obama’s signature health care law.
The American Enterprise’s James Capretta was skewering the president on “Fox News Sunday” for not keeping his “if you like your plan, you can keep it” pledge when Ezekiel Emanuel, who helped craft the law, repeatedly interjected.
“Remember the individual—” Emanuel said, in his first attempt to interrupt Capretta.
“Let him finish, please!” Wallace told the Obamacare architect.
But that didn’t seem to quell the lively debate.
“Wait a second, the individual market, before Obamacare, could throw you off when you got a disease. Insurance could rack up your—” Emanuel interjected, again.
“That’s not what we are talking about here,” Capretta said over Emanuel.
“Dr. Emanuel, let him finish,” Wallace then said.
“No!” replied Emanuel.
After the spirited debate concluded, Wallace jokingly scolded Capretta saying “don’t talk while he’s interrupting.”
Watch the heated debate (around 8 minute mark):
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