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Senate Proceeding on Apr 13th, 2011 :: 6:47:50 to 6:49:09
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Bob Corker

6:47:50 to 6:48:10( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: congressional budget office thinks there will be which actually wipes out the deficit the savings that the president claims. so we have very different visions, don't we? we have the fiscal commission on the one hand and the ryan budget in the $4 trillion range and the plan by the president that does not get us moving forward in terms of deficit reduction, in

Bob Corker

6:47:50 to 6:49:09( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Bob Corker

Bob Corker

6:48:11 to 6:48:31( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: fact, doubles the debt in the next 10 years. evidently after seeing republicans move forward last week and now this week in the house, and after seeing how on a bipartisan basis and around the country people reacted to his budget, president obama has realized that he needs to move forward with a new proposal.

Bob Corker

6:48:32 to 6:48:52( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: in a sense he's asking for a mulligan and i think that's good. i think it's good that he's acknowledged that this problem is deeper and more serious than his budget proposal indicated and we need to move forward together. unfortunately, again, the president did not offer specifics today unlike the ryan budget that takes some bold and courageous steps. tough steps, but does offer

Bob Corker

6:48:53 to 6:49:09( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: specifics. the president instead squandered this opportunity which are to offer a way forward on tackling our fiscal problems. he did talk about $4 trillion in deficit reduction and i appreciate that. but, again, did not offer way to get there.

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