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WATCH: Jimmy Kimmel Blasts GOP Health Bill, Says It Fails The 'Jimmy Kimmel Test'

After GOP Sen. Bill Cassidy invoked the late night host's name, Kimmel went after him and the Republican health care bill, pulling it apart point by point for an audience that might not normally care.
Jimmy Kimmel, seen hosting the Academy Awards in February, has been thrown into political hot waters. His name has been invoked by a GOP senator looking to pass an Obamacare repeal and replace bill. Source: Kevin Winter

Comedian Jimmy Kimmel thwacked the latest Republican health care proposal Tuesday night after one of the senators sponsoring the bill invoked Kimmel's name.

Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., touted Tuesday on Capitol Hill that his plan passes the "Jimmy Kimmel test."

That is a phrase the lawmaker coined back in May because the late night host has been outspoken about his young son's heart condition and the amount of money it would cost someone who didn't have health insurance before the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, became law to obtain

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