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House Proceeding 09-10-09 on Sep 10th, 2009 :: 0:34:40 to 0:38:20
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Dan Burton

0:34:36 to 0:34:57( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: the president has made several blicly emb recently, and when it comes to vetting these people, i hope he makes more time in vetting her. i yield back the balance of my time jones of north carolina. for what purpose does the gentleman from indiana rise? mr. burton: i ask unanimous consent to take his time. the speaker pro tempore: no objection. mr. burton: to revise and extend. the speaker p objection, so ordered.

Dan Burton

0:34:40 to 0:38:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Dan Burton

Dan Burton

0:34:58 to 0:35:18( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: mr. buon: mr. speaker, the president said last night and i mentioned it a few minutes ago if anybody in this body told an untruth about his proposals on health care, he was going to call them out. well, as i said before, that's a double-edged sword because i think the president made a number o misstatements last

Dan Burton

0:35:19 to 0:35:39( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: night that need to be corrected and the american people need to know what they were. one of the things he needs to do ise needs to take on the associated pruss because they have a news article out today that says, obama uses iffy math on deficit pledge. they point out his arithmetic isn't quite accurate. let me go into some of the specifics. he said last night, nothing in

Dan Burton

0:35:40 to 0:36:00( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: this plan will require you or your employer to change the coverage or the doctor you have. let me repeat this. nothing in our plan requires you to change what you have. the majority leader just a few minutes ago said we really need to keep the public option in. that's what they would like to bring to the floor. let's say they do that. if you ar

Dan Burton

0:36:01 to 0:36:22( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: it costs more than 8% to take care of your employees and health insurance, can you dump them on the government plan for 8%. if you're spending 10%o pay for your employees' health insurance and you want to cut your cost, all you have to do is put on the government plan and put -- and pay 8%. there is an inducement for people to go on the government

Dan Burton

0:36:23 to 0:36:43( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: plan, especially the employers transferring them. independent experts all agree that the legislation proposed would result americans losing the courage they have. the congressional budget office, this body right here, this budget office, believes severa million will lose their coverage. the urban institute says it will be up to 47 million.

Dan Burton

0:36:44 to 0:37:04( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: and the lewin group says it will be up to 114 million. i would say, mr. president, that's not quite accurate. he also said, quote, under my plan individuals will be required to carry basic health insurance. just as most states require you to carry auto insurance. that is going to be what they call a government mandate. and one of his senior obama

Dan Burton

0:37:05 to 0:37:25( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: administration officials, sherry glide, recently wrote that a mandate is in many respects analagous to a tax and furthermore has the potential to be a very regressive tax. penalizing uninsured people who genuinely cannot afford to buy coverage. thus this policy breaks the single promise of the obama campaign when he said, i can

Dan Burton

0:37:26 to 0:37:46( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: make a firm pledge under my plan no family making less than $250,000 a year will see any form of tax increase, not your income tax, not your payroll tax, not your capital gains tax, not any of your taxes. not accurate. quote, the president said there are those who claim that our

Dan Burton

0:37:47 to 0:38:07( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: reform effort will ensure illegal aliens -- will insure illegal aliens or immigrants. this, too, is false. they would not apply to those illegally. look at their bill t. nothing in the any of the democrat bills would require individuals to verify their citizenship or identify -- identity prior to receiving taxpayer subsidized benefits.

Dan Burton

0:38:08 to 0:38:21( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: making the president's promise, one, that the legislation itself does not keep. so that wasn't accurate, mr. president. and one -- here's another quote, one more misunderstanding i want to clear up, under federal llars will be used to

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