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House Proceeding on Feb 4th, 2010 :: 2:22:05 to 2:23:40
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Pete Sessions

2:22:01 to 2:22:21( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: in the years that pay-as-you-go were in effect. it was during the -- when mr. darman was budget director. it has never happened before. what these rules say if there is a sequestration there are certain programs that are off limits to the sequestration. they are not exceptions to the pay-go rules. mr. sessions: appreciate the gentleman. i think the best evidence --

Pete Sessions

2:22:05 to 2:23:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Pete Sessions

Pete Sessions

2:22:22 to 2:22:43( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: reclaiming my time. i think the best evidence that this is not working is the deficit rising from $161 billion in 2007 to $1.4 last year and $1.6 trillion this year.

Pete Sessions

2:22:44 to 2:23:05( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: $161 billion in 2007, the last year $1.6 trillion. i would say the pp 37 rans of the -- preponderance of the evidence does not support the hypothesis. today in this rule we didn't debate the debt limit about being honest about the vote. but we are going to go ahead

Pete Sessions

2:23:06 to 2:23:27( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: and have an opportunity, madam spear, when my colleagues vote no on the previous question that we will be allowed to amend this rule to consider and end tarp act to stop the bailouts which are a part of this problem. this act would immediately terminatthe troubled asset relief program and reduce the debt ceiling by the amount of remaing authority authorized

Pete Sessions

2:23:28 to 2:23:41( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: tarp funds which is nearly now $200 billion. we cannot continue what we are doing, spending taxpayer dollars. and having these bailout programs. this is an ineffective program. i ask unanimous consent to

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