Obama is to speak at Fanueil Hall, where Romney signed his own version of health care reform into law in 2006.
The White House said the president’s speech is an effort to keep expectations low for sign-ups for the much-scrutinized federal Affordable Care Act.
Romney released a statement Wednesday morning hours before the president’s speech, warning Congress that health care worked in the state because it had bipartisan support and was rolled out carefully.
“In the years since the Massachusetts health care law went into effect nothing has changed my view that a plan crafted to fit the unique circumstances of a single state should not be grafted onto the entire country. Beyond that, had President Obama actually learned the lessons of Massachusetts health care, millions of Americans would not lose the insurance they were promised they could keep, millions more would not see their premiums skyrocket, and the installation of the program would not have been a frustrating embarrassment "
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