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House Proceeding 01-28-09 on Jan 28th, 2009 :: 0:56:25 to 0:58:15
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David Scott

0:56:21 to 0:56:41( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: about bipartisanship. we had a great meeting yesterday with the president. his willingness to work with us, but bipartisanship is not you write the bill we vote for it. i urge a no vote. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from new york. ms. slaughter: madam speaker, i yield two minutes to the gentleman from georgia, mr. scott. the speaker pro mpore: the

David Scott

0:56:25 to 0:58:15( Edit History Discussion )
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David Scott

0:56:42 to 0:57:03( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: gentleman from georgia is recognized for two minutes. mr. scott: thank you very much, madam speaker. bipartisship is important. and we are reaching out for it. there's no president in history that has reached out and h done more to reach out than president barack obama. he's done so. we on our side, the amendments that you wanted, many of those were included by chairman obey, chairman rangel and the other

David Scott

0:57:04 to 0:57:24( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: there were some objectionable items -- mr. dreier: madam speaker, i'd like to yield my friend and adigals -- an additional minute. mr. scott: thank you very much. i can certainly use it. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. scott: this country is looking for us to provide the kind of leadership that is needed. they don't want us to hang

David Scott

0:57:25 to 0:57:46( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: around the docks like little boats. they're looking for us to go way out where the big ships go. we must think big and bold. our economy is crumbling around us. now, let me speak for a moment about what we need in georgia. i don't know about your states, but georgia's economy is crumbling and is in need. we will get just more than billion in construction, and

David Scott

0:57:47 to 0:58:07( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: these are ready-made construction projects. mr. dreier: will t gentleman yield? mr. scott: let me read what we have in the law. it says that these new starts and provide or the projects will be under construction and we will be able to award contracts at least within 120 days so that we are moving forward and making sure that

David Scott

0:58:08 to 0:58:15( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: these jobs are created in the areas that are needed most. now, we don't have a choice in this. the wrong thing for us to do

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