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House Proceeding 03-20-10 on Mar 20th, 2010 :: 1:33:00 to 1:35:40
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Robert E. Andrews

1:32:51 to 1:33:11( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: i regret that the member who has just spoke has ued this time to mischaracterize the bill we will have before us tomorrow. i would like to specify those characterizations. the gentleman said there will be medicare cuts. there will be no cuts to

Robert E. Andrews

1:33:00 to 1:35:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Robert E. Andrews

Robert E. Andrews

1:33:12 to 1:33:32( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: benefits for any medicare recipient. yes, there will be cuts in fraud, waste and abuse under medicare. senator coburn of the other body said 1/3 of medicare spending is fraud, waste and abuse. heritage foundation says 10%. this bill takes between 5% and 6% of that fraud, waste and

Robert E. Andrews

1:33:33 to 1:33:53( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: abuse. forward, the gentleman made note of veterans and tricare, veterans' health care under this congress has increased to the higheslevel in the history of the country and will not be affected in anyway. and i would chalenge any one on

Robert E. Andrews

1:33:54 to 1:34:14( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: the minority side to show me one word in these bills that justifies a different conclusion. one, tricare will not be affected in anyway. and i would ofer a similar challenge. the gentleman said there wil be massive tax increases. what he did not say is that tax increases to help pay for this

Robert E. Andrews

1:34:15 to 1:34:35( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: bill are on families with an income of more than $250,000 of a year, the top 3%, 4% in the country. he said it wil cost american jobs and be a job kiler. this is ec heard in this chamber in 193, when members of the other side

Robert E. Andrews

1:34:36 to 1:35:00( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: said the clinton economic plan would be a job killer. the former chairman of the budget committee, our friend from ohio said at that time that if the plan worked, he would become a democrat. well, he didn't become a democrat, but the plan worked. it created 23 million new jobs after it was passed.

Robert E. Andrews

1:35:03 to 1:35:25( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: so it's a speeshous claim of deficit reduction. some say the deficit reduction will go up. around here, we don't rely on hear say. we rely on the congressional budget office and here's what they said. they said the deficit will go down by $138 bilion in the first 10 year and over $1.2

Robert E. Andrews

1:35:26 to 1:35:40( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: trillion in the next 10. with all due respect, the men and women who serve this country in the cold war served honestly and always gave a fair accounting of what they do. when we hear these remarks on

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