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House Proceeding 11-07-09 on Nov 7th, 2009 :: 1:46:10 to 1:47:30
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Steve Scalise

1:46:06 to 1:46:26( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: families pay for their insurance. and it is time to fix it now. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas. mr. barton: mr. speaker, i want to recognize from the pelican state, a member of the committee, congressman scalise of new orleans for one mine. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for one

Steve Scalise

1:46:10 to 1:47:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Steve Scalise

Steve Scalise

1:46:27 to 1:46:47( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: minute. mr. scalise: i want to thank the ranking member from texas for yielding. i rise in opposition to speaker pelosi's 1,990-page government takeover of health care. weighing in at nearly 20 pounds, this bill comes out to over $530 per page. and where does this bill spend that money?

Steve Scalise

1:46:48 to 1:47:08( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: well, first of all, it fails the american people. it fails those small businesses and families that are going to have to pay the $730 billion in new taxes in this bill. it fails our seniors who have to deal with over $500 billion in cuts to medicare. and it fails many of president obama's own pledges and promises he made right here on this floor, like when he said

Steve Scalise

1:47:09 to 1:47:29( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: if you make less than $250,000 a year you won't pay any new taxes, and i quote, not a dime. in this bill there's over $20 billion of taxes, new taxes, just on people who have no insurance. the president have said multiple times if you like what you have you can keep it. unfortunately, this bill fails the president's promise because it allows the health care czar

Steve Scalise

1:47:30 to 1:47:30( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: to take away your insurance

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