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House Proceeding 03-12-10 on Mar 12th, 2010 :: 0:37:45 to 0:39:35
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Michael R. Turner

0:37:42 to 0:38:02( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: security and i offer to those dignitaries our respect because we do believe in international diplomacy. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman yields back the balance of her time. for what purpose does the gentleman from ohio rise? >> address the house for one minute, revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute. >> madam speaker, it is irresponsible for congress to continue debating an

Michael R. Turner

0:37:45 to 0:39:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Michael R. Turner

Michael R. Turner

0:38:03 to 0:38:24( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: increasingly unpopular and costly health care bill at a time of recordbreaking deficit and uncertainty about our economy. we should focus on reducing spending and creating jobs. in tuesday's "the new york times" columnist david brooks editorialized that the majority's passion for coverage has swamped their commitment to reducing the debt.

Michael R. Turner

0:38:25 to 0:38:45( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: the result is a bill that is fundamentally imbalanced. brooks wrote that they've stuffed the legislation with gimmicks and dodges designed to get a good score from the congressional budget that don't genuinely control runaway spending. he points out that the bill appears deficit-neutral because it immediately collects revenue but doesn't pay for benefits

Michael R. Turner

0:38:46 to 0:39:06( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: until 2014. it also doesn't include $300 billion in additional costs because it assumes congress will cut medicare rebursement by 21%. unfortunately this proposed government takeover of health care has blocked the path to reasonable reform. we can and must work together on a bipartisan basis to achieve

Michael R. Turner

0:39:07 to 0:39:27( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: real reform that will bring down costs and increase access for all americans without increasing the national debt. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose doeshe gentleman from california rise? the chair lays before the house the following personal requests.

Michael R. Turner

0:39:28 to 0:39:35( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: the clerk: leaves of absence requested for mr. jones of north carolina for today, ms. kilprick of michigan for

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