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Senate Proceeding 12-22-09 on Dec 22nd, 2009 :: 2:03:10 to 2:05:00
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Roger F. Wicker

2:03:08 to 2:03:29( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: what we're all much time remains? the presiding officer: two minutes. mr. wicker: well, i -- unless my colleagues w want to thank them for joining us and certainly thank senator mccain, one of the most distinguished public servants, someone who's sacrificed for his

Roger F. Wicker

2:03:10 to 2:05:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Roger F. Wicker

Roger F. Wicker

2:03:30 to 2:03:51( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: country and who has been on this floor hour after i would simply point out that the bill that we'll be asked to vote for on christmas eve by the administration's own chief actuary increases health care costs, threatens access toare

Roger F. Wicker

2:03:52 to 2:04:13( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: for seniors, forces people off their current coverage, and actually increases the amount of the gross domestic product that will be spent on health care rather than increasing it. these are not facts that -- these are not statements i have made. these are assessments made by

Roger F. Wicker

2:04:14 to 2:04:35( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: the chief actuary for the obama administration. there's still time, even if this bill passes, we'll go home for christmas, for the holidays. we'll hear from our constituents. and i would hope that we listen to that over 60% of americans who say, we advise you not to

Roger F. Wicker

2:04:36 to 2:04:56( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: mr. barrasso: and it's time for a new chapter to be written in profiles in courage, and one of the members of this body can be that profile. all they have to do is stand up and say no, i will not be part of what has been called corruption in the senate, i will not be part of what has been called in the editorials bribery in the senate. i will be that courageous person

Roger F. Wicker

2:04:57 to 2:05:00( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: and vote no. it is time for a new chapter in

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