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House Proceeding 01-28-09 on Jan 28th, 2009 :: 3:05:00 to 3:07:50
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Xavier Becerra

3:04:56 to 3:05:17( Edit History Discussion )

Xavier Becerra: it cuts taxes for all taxpayers and protects middle-class families from a huge tax increase under the alternative minimum tax. mr. chai stimulus. i urge an aye vote. the chair: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from mr. neal: mr. chairman, i'd

Xavier Becerra

3:05:00 to 3:07:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Xavier Becerra

Xavier Becerra

3:05:18 to 3:05:38( Edit History Discussion )

Xavier Becerra: like to recognize the gentleman from california, a member of the ways and means committee, mr. becerra, for two minutes. the chair: the gentleman from california is recognized for two minutes. mr. becerra: i thank the gentleman for yielding. recovery, reininvestment, that was what president obama promised the american public when he went throughout the country and talked about how he would change this country and

Xavier Becerra

3:05:39 to 3:06:01( Edit History Discussion )

Xavier Becerra: take it into a new direction. after years of deficits and lack of accountability, president obama told the country that he promised an open government, transparent process and responsible policymaking so that the american people would know that we were taking america back to soundness.

Xavier Becerra

3:06:02 to 3:06:23( Edit History Discussion )

Xavier Becerra: jobs, jobs, jobs, that's what president obama has talked about, that's what he promised, and that's what this legislation that's on the floor , the bill that stands before you tries to do is focus on creating jobs directly by having states cut their budgets instead of help create jobs by helping american businesses

Xavier Becerra

3:06:24 to 3:06:44( Edit History Discussion )

Xavier Becerra: that are saying we're about to fire employees and instead provides them with tax cuts to let them keep jobs and create new ones. and also by telling the american public we will fulfill president obama's promise of a direct tax cut to 95% of america's working families. on the other hand, we have a

Xavier Becerra

3:06:45 to 3:07:07( Edit History Discussion )

Xavier Becerra: substitute amendment that was presented here today that would go back to what we had under bush policies. it is much of what we saw before. tax policies that are those that are wealthier to let it then trickle down to those that work very hard. why would you have most benefits -- most of the benefits that go to the top

Xavier Becerra

3:07:08 to 3:07:29( Edit History Discussion )

Xavier Becerra: americans, why would this bill cut, eliminate the entire amount of a working -- making work pay tax credit that president obama proposed that americans? why would this republican substitute eliminate any tax relief whatsoever for 23 million families in america who

Xavier Becerra

3:07:30 to 3:07:52( Edit History Discussion )

Xavier Becerra: happened to be or more modest

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