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Senate Proceeding 06-09-09 on Jun 9th, 2009 :: 1:27:40 to 1:32:20
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Richard Burr

1:27:23 to 1:27:45( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: incidents that we've had of death in the united states of america because the agency couldn't quite meet the mission statement? why would we dump on them now? why would we do this to the american people? it's beyond me. but when you turn to some of

Richard Burr

1:27:40 to 1:32:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Richard Burr

Richard Burr

1:27:46 to 1:28:06( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: folks that have written on this, whether it's brad it's patrick basham, michael siegal, public health department, boston university, gis the only answer guess the only politics over science.

Richard Burr

1:28:07 to 1:28:27( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: that for 10 years people have said we've got to put this in the f.d.a. that matt meyer campaign for tobacco-free kids is the most powerful united states senator because he's getting his wish. he's getting exactly what he's

Richard Burr

1:28:28 to 1:28:49( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: been trying to do for decades. he's not a science expert. if he the substitute if he were here. he wrote the bill. i'm surprised he didn't catch the mistake nobody caught that. but the truth is the bill hadn't changed much in 10 years, though

Richard Burr

1:28:50 to 1:29:10( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: the world's changed a lot. the science has changed a lot. health care's changed a lot. there's a real opportunity to do the right thing in states senate. but members will have to show a degree of independence and vote for the substitute and not wait

Richard Burr

1:29:11 to 1:29:32( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: for the base bill. i hope that members will heed th words of do suggested that if we pass this bill, not the substitute, the base bill, we will have done a great disservice to the public

Richard Burr

1:29:33 to 1:29:53( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: health of america. more importantly, we will have done a disservice individuals to get locked into these because their certain

Richard Burr

1:29:54 to 1:30:16( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: death and disease. they're counting on us. they really are. right thing. i can leave this debate tonight and say i left nothing in the bag. i have tried everything to convince make a huge mistake.

Richard Burr

1:30:17 to 1:30:37( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: i'll sleep well tonight. if this substitute doesn't pass, if h.r. 1256 passes and becomes law, it's others that are going to have to live with the way they voted. when they did, it's others that are going to have to live with they're going -- there are going to be more articles, mr.

Richard Burr

1:30:38 to 1:30:58( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: president. this is just the tip of the iceberg of health of public health individuals, of people who detail in great quantity exactly what's going on. as a matter of fact, as they

Richard Burr

1:30:59 to 1:31:20( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: say, the wool's been pulled our eyes. well, it's not. and that's why we've gt a substitute amendment -- got a substitute amendment. that's allowed a nongermane amendment to come to the floor. well, it might have something to do that he didn't have the votes for cloture to come to the floor. i give him the benefit of the doubt that he understood that

Richard Burr

1:31:21 to 1:31:45( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: this was an important debate to have. that this was worth extending the opportunity for people to vote up or down. i see that my colleague is here to speak and i'm not going to prolong this debate. in less than an hour members will have an opportunity to come to the floor. most members will get probably

Richard Burr

1:31:46 to 1:32:07( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: two minutes equally 60 seconds to hear what's taken me six hours to say in this debate. clearly that's not much time. but now it's air in hands. it's in the decision that members of the senate will have to make about the future of public health policy o country.

Richard Burr

1:32:08 to 1:32:22( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: i would urge my colleagues, both sides of substitute amendment today at 4:20, and make sure that the future of our that we'll be proud of and not

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