"The numbers aren't even close, it's about 4 to 1 against this bill. They want me to vote against it, because Missourians know that the only thing about this bill that will stimulate, is the national debt and the growth of government."
"A TRILLION DOLLAR BABY"
"Only in Washington would trimming a trillion dollar bill down to $827 billion be called fiscally responsible."
"A TRILLION DOLLARS IS A TERRIBLE THING TO WASTE"
Urges The President to sit down with House and Senate leaders to craft a smaller plan
The U.S. Senate barely passed the $838 billion dollar package in a test vote Monday, 61-34.
***President Obama holds an 7 p.m. CT primetime news conference to make his pitch.***
A final U.S. Senate vote is set for Tuesday morning.