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House Proceeding 03-16-10 on Mar 16th, 2010 :: 2:01:10 to 2:02:30
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Darrell E. Issa

2:01:06 to 2:01:26( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: good reason. they and our constituents understand this is not the right way for america to go. . the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from california rise? >> to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. the gentleman is recognized.

Darrell E. Issa

2:01:10 to 2:02:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Darrell E. Issa

Darrell E. Issa

2:01:27 to 2:01:48( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: mr. issa: thank you, madam speaker. it is perhaps hard to find something new to talk about. i'll endeavoto do so. madam speaker, president obama has said, the american people deserve the same high quality health care as members of congress have. michelle obama said the same thing. speaker pelosi said the same thing. harry reid said the same thing.

Darrell E. Issa

2:01:49 to 2:02:09( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: as a matter of fact, virtually everybody in the democratic caucus and leadership has said that. why is it h.r. 3437, a simple seven-page bill that gives every member of america the opportunity -- every member of america the same high quality of health care that we have as congress is being ignored?

Darrell E. Issa

2:02:10 to 2:02:31( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: why is it it doesn't exist in the democrats' comprehensive health care bill? thousands of pages yet it doesn't give you exactly what they say thewant to give you. on top of that, who's beholding to an insurance company? more than 50% of americans' dollars are insured by the federal government already. it's medicare, it's medicaid that have in many cases been driving up the cost of health

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