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House Proceeding 04-27-09 on Apr 27th, 2009 :: 2:47:40 to 2:49:30
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Phil Gingrey

2:47:38 to 2:48:00( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: and so with that, i think i thank dr. gingrey for allowing me this time and i certainly yield back my time. mr. scalise: i thank the gentleman from louisiana and i yield back to my friend from georgia. mr. gingrey: i thank the honorary dr. scalise for yielding back the time to me.

Phil Gingrey

2:47:40 to 2:49:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Phil Gingrey

Phil Gingrey

2:48:01 to 2:48:21( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: because the point before we go back to mr. scalise and then hear from dr. roe, this point about a new government-run health plan, i think we want to emphasize to our colleagues, because this is the one thing

Phil Gingrey

2:48:22 to 2:48:42( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: that we fear the most. well, i guess the one thing we fear the most is swoop, going to sing ale pair system of socialized -- single pair system of socialized medicine like they have in canada or the united kingdom or other countries where there are major, major problems and some of my colleagues might want to

Phil Gingrey

2:48:43 to 2:49:03( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: address. that's the worst thing. but what we fear, the strategy of the democratic majority, mr. speaker, is to get there in two steps. in the first step, of course, would be to have a government plan, a government health care, health insurance plan to compete with the private

Phil Gingrey

2:49:04 to 2:49:24( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: market, but the question is, will that government plan compete fairly? we think not. and we have a great fear that it would drive the private market out of a competitive position and it would cause

Phil Gingrey

2:49:25 to 2:49:30( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: employers 119 million lives through

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