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House Proceeding 11-19-09 on Nov 19th, 2009 :: 0:45:25 to 0:47:20
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Henry A. Waxman

0:45:23 to 0:45:43( Edit History Discussion )

Henry A. Waxman: about the i standing up for the seniors. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the mr. waxman: mr. speaker, i want to point out to my colleagues while we're blaming each other on a partisan basis that the reason we got into this yield myself another minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. waxman: the reason we got into this situation is that in

Henry A. Waxman

0:45:25 to 0:47:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Henry A. Waxman

0:45:44 to 0:46:05( Edit History Discussion )

Henry A. Waxman: 1997 with a republican congress and a democratic president there was a so-called balanced budget proposal adopted, and the way it was funded for tax cuts was to make future cuts in medicare, especially on physician payment side. we are paying the price of that poorly thought to approach

Henry A. Waxman

0:46:06 to 0:46:27( Edit History Discussion )

Henry A. Waxman: which is the rn why i voted against bill in 1997. . the gentleman from texas pointed some things out. what he did not point out is improvement in our health care system, it would reward primary

Henry A. Waxman

0:46:28 to 0:46:48( Edit History Discussion )

Henry A. Waxman: care, it would provide for accountability care organizations which would be a better delivery mechanism. this ought to be looked at in a more comprehensive way. that's why i'm pleased to support this bill today and the health care reform bill that the house passed a week or so ago.

Henry A. Waxman

0:46:49 to 0:47:10( Edit History Discussion )

Henry A. Waxman: we hope to complete our actions with the senate later this the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. mr. waxman: may i inquire how much time we have? the speaker pro temp gentleman has 15 1/2 minutes. mr. waxman: mr. speaker, i'd like to ask unanimous consent that the remainder of the time under our control be yield to the control of the ways and

Henry A. Waxman

0:47:11 to 0:47:21( Edit History Discussion )

Henry A. Waxman: means committee, chairman, mr. rangel. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. waxman: i further, mr. speaker, want to ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks

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