REPUBLICAN BUDGET PROPOSAL; Congressional Record Vol. 161, No. 49
(House of Representatives - March 24, 2015)

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                       REPUBLICAN BUDGET PROPOSAL

  The SPEAKER pro tempore. The Chair recognizes the gentleman from 
Pennsylvania (Mr. Thompson) for 5 minutes.
  Mr. THOMPSON of Pennsylvania. Mr. Speaker, the House Republican 
budget proposal released last week will serve as a strong blueprint to 
put our country on a long-term path to fiscal responsibility and 
  Unlike the President's proposed budget, which is the same tax-and-
spend policies that have not worked for the President or the American 
people, the House Republican proposal aims to balance the budget within 
10 years without ever raising taxes.
  Mr. Speaker, yesterday, marked the fifth anniversary of the 
Affordable Care Act being signed into law. Let me be clear: ObamaCare 
is certainly not worth celebrating.
  The House majority budget proposal would repeal ObamaCare in full, 
including the tax increases, erroneous regulations, and mandates, all 
while promoting freedom of choice, affordability, and true patient-
centered health care solutions.
  Furthermore, the budget proposal aims to further ensure a strong 
national security, economic competitiveness, and an atmosphere that 
will foster positive growth throughout Pennsylvania and all across the 

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  I urge my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to support a clear 
path forward. The American people deserve as much.