“We are not cutting Medicare benefits. We are trying to eliminate waste.”
- Vice President Joe Biden, 25 February 2010.
“Our country’s too big, too complicated, too decentralized for Washington, a few of us here, just to write a few rules about remaking seventeen percent of the economy all at once.”
- Senator Lamar Alexander, 25 February 2010.
“We can’t afford this. That is the ultimate problem here.”
- House Republican Whip Eric Cantor, 25 February 2010.