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Senate Proceeding on Apr 13th, 2011 :: 6:45:20 to 6:46:19
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Bob Corker

6:45:20 to 6:45:40( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: that president obama sent to the congress just two months ago. it not only rejects the serious recommendation from his own fiscal commission, but, unfortunately, as eskin bowles, the democratic co-chair of the president's commission said and i quote -- "it goes nowhere near where we have to go to resolve our fiscal nightmare."

Bob Corker

6:45:20 to 6:46:19( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Bob Corker

Bob Corker

6:45:41 to 6:46:02( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: unfortunately the president's speech today provides no specifics as how to resolve that fiscal nightmare. more spending, more borrowing, more taxes is not a prescription for spending constraint and economic growth. since president obama took office we've seen trillions in new spending and record deficits. the february budget i talked about just locks that new spending in place doing nothing

Bob Corker

6:46:03 to 6:46:20( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: to pull back from this dangerous spiral of debt. let's be clear this is not just a budget issue, it is an economic issue and it's definitely a jobs issue. not only will debt and deficit have a long-term impact on our children and grandchildren, we'll have to foot the bill for

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