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House Proceeding on Jan 21st, 2010 :: 1:19:05 to 1:20:05
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Doc Hastings

1:18:55 to 1:19:15( Edit History Discussion )

Doc Hastings: mr. speaker. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore:he gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from washington. mr. hastings: mr. speaker, i yield myself as much time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. hastings: the issue that we are debating here is not the settlement clamentse per se -- claims per se.

Doc Hastings

1:19:05 to 1:20:05( Edit History Discussion )
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Doc Hastings

1:19:16 to 1:19:36( Edit History Discussion )

Doc Hastings: i think we all in this house agree that if you can get agreement with parties involved in litigation and come to agreement amongst them, good policy and that is very well been explained by my friends on the other side of the aisle. but what is at issue here is the

Doc Hastings

1:19:37 to 1:19:57( Edit History Discussion )

Doc Hastings: third part and that is, would this -- is this claim going to be beneficial to the taxpayer by not costing the taxpayers more than if they went through litigation? that's what the issue is. very clear. the gentleman from new mexico just a moment ago said something to the effect that this uld save the taxpayers money by not

Doc Hastings

1:19:58 to 1:20:05( Edit History Discussion )

Doc Hastings: going through litigation. like to ask gentleman, i yield to the gentleman if he can provide me documents as to that fact.

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