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Entry Title Date
Bipartisan Sportsmen’S Act Of 2014—Motion To Proceed June 5, 2014
Mitch McConnell, R-KY
"Nearly every major ObamaCare promise from several years ago is a broken ObamaCare promise today. Even more recent promises from the administration can’t be relied on either. In January the Secretary certified to Congress that she would verify that people were actually eligible for ObamaCare subsidies before they were sent out. In recent weeks we learned from media accounts and testimony that many of the systems needed to protect taxpayers against inaccurate or fraudulent payments still have not been built, tested, or used. Yesterday we learned that nearly one in four applications may have an inconsistency that could affect the accuracy of these payments from American taxpayers. Any wasted tax dollar is a problem, but when you consider that many of these are dollars raised from tax increases or raided from Medicare to make payouts by mistake or through fraud, it is enough to make your head spin."
Howard P. “Buck” Mckeon National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2015 May 21, 2014
Adam Smith, D-WA
"I mentioned the Navy issue: 14 ships that the Navy has said they will lay up in order to save money. That is roughly $3.5 billion that they will save. Again, we got rid of that in order to pay for it in the short-term. We didn’t come up with more money or cut something else. We raided the ship modernization accounts to fund that in the short term, which again does not deal or address the problem. DOD also proposed getting rid of the A-10 and getting rid of the U-2. We stopped them from doing both of those things."
Concurrent Resolution On The Budget For Fiscal Year 2015 April 10, 2014
Paul Ryan, R-WI
"Here is the dirty little secret. Look at what they have already done to Medicare. It was ObamaCare that ended Medicare as we know it, it was ObamaCare that raided $700 billion from Medicare to spend on ObamaCare, it was ObamaCare that set up this new rationing board of 15 unelected, unaccountable bureaucrats to put price controls on Medicare, which will lead to denied care for seniors."
Concurrent Resolution On The Budget For Fiscal Year 2015 April 8, 2014
Paul Ryan, R-WI
"Second, we end the raid on Medicare. The dirty little secret that the other side won’t want to talk about is the fact that they turned Medicare into a piggy bank for ObamaCare. They raided $716 billion from Medicare to pay for ObamaCare. We say that those savings from Medicare need to stay with Medicare to make it more solvent, and if some of those savings from Medicare are doing damage to the Medicare provider network, like reducing access to things like Medicare Advantage, then we have a mechanism in here to make sure that we can fix that, just like we did for the SGR, otherwise known as the “doc fix.”"
Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions April 1, 2014
Pat Roberts, R-KS
"This President has already raided half a trillion dollars from Medicare to pay for ObamaCare, and then he gave himself the ability to go after even more Medicare dollars without any accountability. This, my friends, is frightening. It is irresponsible. But there is more."

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