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House Proceeding on Jan 14th, 2009 :: 0:46:05 to 0:48:05
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Tom Price

0:46:02 to 0:46:23( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: madam speaker, at this time i'd like to yield a minute and a half to the gentleman, dr. price from georgia. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from georgia is recogn . mr. price: we commend president-elect for the vision of hope and bipartisanship. it is with that same spirit of bipartisanship that the original schip bill was adopted in the

Tom Price

0:46:05 to 0:48:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tom Price

Tom Price

0:46:24 to 0:46:45( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: mid 1990's when republicans and democrats recognized together the need for assisting children in low-income families in providing access to health insurance. remember? probably not because it was done quietly and proudly together. that's in stark contrast to now with an overbearing partisanship from the majority cramming this highly charged bill through

Tom Price

0:46:46 to 0:47:06( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: today. ignoring vital problems. this bill will throw 2 million kids off private personal health insurance. in the government-run bureaucratic medicine. you talk about immoral. this bill requires over 20 million new smokers, madam speaker. new smokers in order to pay for it. how very cynicle.

Tom Price

0:47:07 to 0:47:27( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: and that's -- cynical. that's a problem because there were so many positive alternatives. i introduced with over 20 of my colleagues, more children, more choice that is would have provided coverage for the original children up to 2,000. and premium assistance up to 4,000. and state flexibility beyond that. madam speaker, bipartisan rhetoric is hollow if it's not

Tom Price

0:47:28 to 0:47:49( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: followed with bipartisan action. this bill does not do that. it betrays the spirit of the president-elect and all americans. i call on the speaker to begin an open and a positive process respecting all members and respecting all americans. and i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from florida. mr. hastings: madam speaker, may

Tom Price

0:47:50 to 0:48:05( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: i indulge you again to give us the remaining amount of time. thspeaker pro tempore: the gentleman from florida has 5 /3/4 minutes. the gentleman from texas has 1 1/2 minutes remaining. mr. hastings: at this time i'm very pleased to yield one minute

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