Richard Burr: ‘It May Not Be Total Repeal at the End of the Day’

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Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at 4:38 pm

Great catch by North Carolina’s Progressive Pulse, which find Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), conscious of possible “party of no” attacks, waffling on whether a Republican Senate would totally repeal and replace the health care bill.

“It may not be total repeal at the end of the day,” said Burr in a radio interview. “It may be a series of fixes over the course of this bill getting enacted that allow us to change and possibly bend that cost curve down.”

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Burr is not one of the six senatorial signatories of the Club for Growth’s “Repeal It” pledge.

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CestWhat
Comment posted March 31, 2010 @ 9:31 pm

Where were these “6 specific issues” during that 7-hour White House panel discussion or the 14 months this was going through congress?

Pretty sure the guy that made legal to bring firearms into National Parks, increased the budget for border security as well as increasing deportations order, refused to make public photographs of detainees in military prisons, had his DoJ compare the marriage of two members of the same gender to the marriage between a man and his niece, left the ban on offshore drilling that has been in effect since 1981, etc… would be open to those 6 ideas before the bill passed.


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Geoff
Comment posted April 1, 2010 @ 9:11 pm

AWESOME! This November, you can vote for Socialism Red Party or Socialism Blue Party! Maybe a third party for Socialism Green! Oh wait, that's already around.

Either way, this is a country of choices, and you can have any kind of Socialism you want! THANKS DICK!!!


Wary
Comment posted April 1, 2010 @ 10:26 pm

WOW Gop's 'message machine' is gasping for oxygen–we hope it continues.


Adam Linker
Comment posted April 3, 2010 @ 12:46 am

Thanks for posting. We didn't just find this interview at Progressive Pulse — we conducted the interview.


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