- Lanhee J. Chen: GOP should build on American values of innovation and choice
- At the core of the system is America's generally competitive marketplace
Senators Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders will debate Obamacare tonight on CNN at 9 pm ET. Lanhee J. Chen is a CNN political commentator and the David and Diane Steffy Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He served as the policy director for Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign and was a senior aide at the US Department of Health and Human Services during the George W. Bush administration. The views expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)The recent debate over the future of Obamacare has obscured an important, but fundamental, truth: The American health care system is exceptional.