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House Proceeding 03-21-10 on Mar 21st, 2010 :: 0:25:50 to 0:27:15
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Fred Upton

0:25:48 to 0:26:09( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: we are poised to provide access to quality health insurance for all. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserve. the gentleman from texas is recognized. mr. barton: i want to yield to the gentleman from michigan, mr. upton, one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. upton: thank you, madam speaker.

Fred Upton

0:25:50 to 0:27:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Fred Upton

Fred Upton

0:26:10 to 0:26:33( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: madam speaker, folks are scared. they are really scared. debt is at a historic level, spending is out of control, the nation's trip triple-a credit rating is in trouble. we're going t spend $1 trillion over the next 10 years

Fred Upton

0:26:34 to 0:26:55( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: for $6 trillion in benefits. how did we get here? we are going to start by raiding $523 billion from the medicare checks of older americans. whatever happened to tort reform? not here. the lawyers will continue to get richer suing doctors and hospitals and older americans

Fred Upton

0:26:56 to 0:27:15( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: will see their benefits evaporate. where are our priorities? yesterday i introduced an amendment to delay the bill until we can guarantee medicare solvency r at least 30 years. it was denied. i guess they'd rather spend money we don't have than uphold our commitments to seniors. debt continues to soar beyond

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