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November 8th, 2013
05:07 PM ET

Roundtable: Did Obama take Chris Christie's advice?

Countless Americans have been told that even though they like their health plan, they can't keep their health plan. But hey, at least they're getting an apology from the president. Kinda. Sorta.

"I am sorry that they are finding themselves in this situation based on assurances they got from me," President Barack Obama told NBC News in an exclusive interview Thursday.

The sound byte is getting a lot of media play, and it seemed awfully similar to some advice New Jersey Governor Chris Christie offered up to the President in an exclusive interview with CNN's Jake Tapper Tuesday.

If Obama misunderstood how the law would operate, he should "just admit it to people, say you know what, 'I said it, I was wrong. I'm sorry, and we're going to try and fix it, and make it better,'" Christie said.

Our political panel with editor of The Weekly Standard William Kristol, president of the Center for American Progress Neera Tanden, and CNN political commentator and Washington correspondent for The New Yorker Ryan Lizza discuss.

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