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Senate Proceeding on Apr 5th, 2011 :: 1:49:55 to 1:50:55
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Orrin Hatch

1:49:37 to 1:49:57( Edit History Discussion )

Orrin Hatch: it's fair to all americans, fair to all americans. not on the backs of seniors for the benefit of health insurance companies and not off the backs of average americans that benefit the most wealthy by lowering their income taxes by $1.2 trillion over ten years. that's not fair.

Orrin Hatch

1:49:55 to 1:50:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Orrin Hatch

Orrin Hatch

1:49:58 to 1:50:18( Edit History Discussion )

Orrin Hatch: i yield the floor. mr. hatch: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from utah. mr. hatch: we're headed toward $20 trillion in spending. the democrats' program cuts .5%, which is almost nothing. this is their program, a blank sheet of paper. that's what it is. at least ryan -- the budget committee chairman over in the house is trying to do something

Orrin Hatch

1:50:19 to 1:50:39( Edit History Discussion )

Orrin Hatch: worthwhile. by the way, just so everybody knows, the rich aren't going to be treated tremendously respectfully in this matter. they are going to lose on the top level on entitlement programs, so there is a cutback for those who reach a certain level of income. mr. -- and so this isn't as

Orrin Hatch

1:50:40 to 1:50:55( Edit History Discussion )

Orrin Hatch: simple as it sounds nor is it a desire to take anything away from senior citizens. it's trying to get our country's budget under control, and it's out of control. with that, mr. president, i want to yield up to five minutes to the distinguished senator from maine.

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