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House Proceeding on Feb 3rd, 2009 :: 0:08:25 to 0:11:10
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John A. Boehner

0:08:16 to 0:08:36( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: mr. boehner: president obama said from the outset that we need a bipartisan plan that creates jobs first and foremost. house republicans are prepared to work with our new president on a plan that does just that. why? because americans are looking for real solutions to the legitimate economic problems

John A. Boehner

0:08:25 to 0:11:10( Edit History Discussion )
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John A. Boehner

0:08:37 to 0:08:58( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: fang families and small businesses around our country. americans like dan, a constituent of mine who worked for 30 years for a company in my district. he was laid off last month when his company downsid. his wife emailed me recently

John A. Boehner

0:08:59 to 0:09:19( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: saying, and i'll quote, we struggle but wmanage to pay our mortgage and not spend more than we have and we have learned to cut back. please stop the insanity of more taxpayer money going out in the stimulus handouts. now, this is the first time that this couple has contacted my office.

John A. Boehner

0:09:20 to 0:09:40( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: they didn't contact me because of the burdens they're facing. they contacted me because of the burdens this trillion dollar plan will place on future generations. this couple has two college-aged sons, both who are aspiring to having advanced degrees. in addition to the debt they'll

John A. Boehner

0:09:41 to 0:10:02( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: incur for their education, she's very concerned about the debt their sons will have to shoulder as a result of our actions. madam speaker, there are men and women like this couple all across our country who deserve better than this trillion dollar handout. it creates too few jobs, piles too much debt on our children

John A. Boehner

0:10:03 to 0:10:24( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: and grandchildren andincludes too much wasteful spending. in short, i don't believe that it meets president obama's standard, a standard where he wants to preserve and create new jobs in america as do republicans here in this congress my colleagues and i i think are offering a better solution, an

John A. Boehner

0:10:25 to 0:10:48( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: economic recovery plan that will create twice as many jobs as the plan proposed by the house democrats last week in half the time and at half the cost. this fast-acting tax relief lets families, small businesses, homebuyers and j seekers keep more of what they earn and in fact does create twice as many jobs.

John A. Boehner

0:10:49 to 0:11:09( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: and after wednesday's vote, president obama said i hope that we can continue to strengthen this plan before it gets to my desk. while on behalf of the couple that contacted me in my district and millions of other americans, let's move, let's hope that the senate can do a better job and we get the

John A. Boehner

0:11:10 to 0:11:11( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: conference and help families

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