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Senate Proceeding on Dec 15th, 2009 :: 1:05:50 to 1:06:45
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Lamar Alexander

1:05:47 to 1:06:07( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: this which is hard to fathom how that substitutes what mos americans have come to believe is a tax cut. the presiding officer: the senator from idaho has consumed 35 minutes. mr. crapo: thank you. mr. alexander: i agree with the senator from south dakota. this is people who might be watching this must be thinking, wait a minute here, and let me just ask the two members of the finance committee, i mean, isn't

Lamar Alexander

1:05:50 to 1:06:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lamar Alexander

Lamar Alexander

1:06:08 to 1:06:28( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: it true -- what t to say is that a medicare cut is not a medicare cut and that a tax increase is not a tax increase and that a premium increase is not a premium increase. i mean, isn't it true that when the bill is fully implemented there will be nearly $1 trillion in medicare cuts? and isn't it true that there will be nearly about $1 trillion

Lamar Alexander

1:06:29 to 1:06:45( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: when fully implemented in new taxes? isn't it true that the congressional budget office has said that's all going to be passed on to people? and isn't it true that that all starts in january if the bill passes? and isn't it also true the congressional budget office has said that premiums are going to continue to go up, and for

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