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The healthcare.gov website has already cost taxpayers $600 million and no one knows how much more it will take to fix it.
Rep. John Duncan, R-Tenn., quizzed the witnesses about the overall cost and expected deadline for the system to be fully operational. He also decried "sweetheart insider deals" that he said were making government contractors "filthy rich."
U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., R-Tenn., worked for a decade with U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-NY, on legislation to shield students from credit-related predatory practices.
“The reason I voted the way I did is because the money is just not there,” Duncan said.
Representative John J. Duncan Jr., Republican of Tennessee, said, “This is the most messed-up, convoluted, confusing law that’s ever been passed.’’
Congressman Jimmy Duncan recalls two government shutdowns of 1995 and 1996 ended up not being so dire.
Knoxville Congressman Jimmy Duncan says while he understands the consequences of a government shutdown, he feels ridding the country of "Obamacare" is essential.
As the only Republican left in Congress who voted against going to war in Iraq in 2002, I have been asked whether there are lessons that apply today to the situation in Syria.
Representative John Duncan of Tennessee can still remember being hauled into the George W. Bush White House when “they found out I was leaning against (the Iraq War).”
U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., a Republican who represents Tennessee’s 2nd District that includes Blount County, gave his own response to the rising call to enter into this convoluted fight. In a statement, he said: “I am opposed to the U.S. getting involved in another war in the Middle East.”