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House Proceeding 10-27-09 on Oct 27th, 2009 :: 3:31:40 to 3:32:55
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Jeff Flake

3:31:36 to 3:31:56( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: the decisionmaking process. the public deserves to have all of the facts regar care plan that would raise premiums and cut benefits. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from arizona rise? >> address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection.

Jeff Flake

3:31:40 to 3:32:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Flake

Jeff Flake

3:31:57 to 3:32:18( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: frank -- mr. flake: mr. speaker, there's much we don't know about the health care legislation being developed behind closed doors somewhere here in the capitol but we do know the promises being made won't add a dime the deficit, just don't hold water. any characterization of this legislation as being deficit-neutral is based on an

Jeff Flake

3:32:19 to 3:32:40( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: assumption that we'll obtain significant save frgs medicare, that we'll somehow, over the next 10 years, summon up the courage to tell seniors that the benefits they're currently receiving are are too lavish and they'll need to sacrifice some of their current coverage to pay for those who currently don't have coverage. mr. speaker, this type of courage doesn't reside with this congress. we recently passed legislation

Jeff Flake

3:32:41 to 3:32:57( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: to shield high-income seniors from a slight increase in medicare part d premiums. if behave to shield seniors who make more than $170,000 annually from paying another $20 monthly, how are we going to find $500

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