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House Proceeding 07-22-09 on Jul 22nd, 2009 :: 3:53:55 to 3:56:05
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Steve Scalise

3:53:52 to 3:54:12( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: questioner of some of these different schemes we see, my good friend congressman scalise from louisiana. mr. scalise: i want to thank my friend from akin from missouri for yielding and for hosting this hour to talk about health care. earlier tonight we heard president obama talking about the latest rendition of his story to the american people

Steve Scalise

3:53:55 to 3:56:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Steve Scalise

Steve Scalise

3:54:13 to 3:54:33( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: about what this bill does and don't do. i think what you're seeing across the cubtry, though, is people have now started to see the details of the bill. i serve on the energy and commerce committee, where we've been debating this bill for a few weeks now. we finally got the text of the bill just a few days ago.

Steve Scalise

3:54:34 to 3:54:54( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: in fact we had a hearing with the congressional budget office last week, the day after the chairman of the committee released to the public the debails of the bill. when we were talking to thed of the c.b.o. about what the cost is to the american people. the head of the c.b.o. acknowledge head didn't have the opportunity to read the

Steve Scalise

3:54:55 to 3:55:15( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: bill, but as he started to go through it -- mr. akin: would the gentleman yield? mr. scalise: i'd be happy to. mr. hoekstra: do you think that's the bill you'll be voting on tomorrow? mr. scalise: what's not necessarily changing are the

Steve Scalise

3:55:16 to 3:55:36( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: details, but it's the rhetoric. they try to say something to appease the american people. when the american people look at the details of the bill they realize, this bill gives a government bureaucrat this new health care czar they're creating, we're not talking about a cabinet secretary post, somebody who is actuly confirmed by the senate, but a federal bureaucrat, a health care czar, gives the health

Steve Scalise

3:55:37 to 3:55:57( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: care czar the ability to take away your insurance if you like it system of the president will give a speech and say, if you like what you have, you can keep it. the problem is, his bill gives the bureaucrat the ability to take your health care away. if you -- their bill allow this is health care czar to ration health care on americans. so american people are looking

Steve Scalise

3:55:58 to 3:56:05( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: at this and small business people, you know, i talk to small businesspeople all the time, just talked to one a little while ago who watched the president's speech who

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