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April 8, 2011

...shutting down the government will have a very negative effect on the economy. Millions of people throughout the country as well as our federal employees and the services they perform. So it's not a good thing to do. Unfortunately, we've seen this scenario played out before in 1995...

April 8, 2011

...It's going to take some willingness on the other side to give a little bit. We have given 70% towards the dollars they wanted to reduce, and they have not given an inch on the policies that they want included, as Governor Daniels pointed out from Indiana, candidate for president for the republican side of the aisle, he said, look, make an agreement on numbers, let's get that stabilized first, leave the social issues to other bills, that's what we ought to do...

April 7, 2011

...We agreed to 70% of the cuts proposed. 70%. The other side, founder of the patriot tea party said today if John Boehner brought in $99 billion, it wouldn't enough...

April 7, 2011

...Why is this a viable piece of legislation on the floor? Because you think you can hold the government ransom for an additional $12 billion?...

April 7, 2011

...shutting down the government was not a process that was useful for our economy, for jobs, for our people, or for the services th are expected of us. what is useful is for us to rationally provide a context in which negotiations which quite obviously have not yet been completed are completed...

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