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House Proceeding on Feb 7th, 2008 :: 1:04:43 to 1:07:55
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David Dreier

1:01:57 to 1:04:43( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: David Dreier

David Dreier

1:04:35 to 1:04:43( Edit History Discussion )

David Dreier: something that in a bipartisan way we very much want to see happen. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentlewoman from ohio. miss suton: reserve my time. the speaker

John Kline

1:04:43 to 1:04:51( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: pro tempore: the gentlewoman from ohio continues to reserve her time. the gentleman from washington. mr. hastings: how much time on both sides? the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from

John Kline

1:04:43 to 1:07:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Kline

John Kline

1:04:51 to 1:04:57( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: washington has 13 minutes remaining. the gentlewoman from ohio has 15 1/2 minutes remaining. mr. hastings: i am pleased to yield three minutes to the gentleman from minnesota, also a member

John Kline

1:04:57 to 1:05:11( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: of the education and work force committee. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from minnesota i recognized for three minutes. mr. kline: thank you, mr. speaker. i thank the gentleman for

John Kline

1:05:11 to 1:05:22( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: yielding. mr. speaker, i rise today in strong opposition toos this rule. the bill under consideration today is a product of a multiyear bipartisan effort by the education and labor committee.

John Kline

1:05:22 to 1:05:34( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: democrats and republicans worked together to craft this legislation. now the rules committee has thrown this bipartisan effort to the wind. and revealed the true partisan colors that are flying there.

John Kline

1:05:34 to 1:05:43( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: by allowing 20 democrat amendments and only four republican amendments, the rules committee has effectively announced that the minity party is not to be a player. folks, it isn't fair. it's not a democracy.

John Kline

1:05:43 to 1:05:56( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: i submitted an amendment to the rules committee early this week but my colleagues will not even have a chance to consider its merits because it was not made in order by the rules committee.

John Kline

1:05:56 to 1:06:11( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: it is a particularly sad statement given the nature of my amendment. on january 29, the city of berkeley passed resolutions that among other things state that the united states marine corps recruiting

John Kline

1:06:11 to 1:06:22( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: office is not welcomed in their city. if recruiters choose to say they do so as uninvited and unwelcomed intruders. i'm appalled. my amendment addresses this action by denying federal funding

John Kline

1:06:22 to 1:06:33( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: to college that is contract with an entity that takes action to discriminate or condones discrimination against the military by denying equal public access. the amendment essentially holds

John Kline

1:06:33 to 1:06:43( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: colleges and universities accountable for maintning agreements or contracts with entities that allow this open discrimination. mr. speaker, during the vietnam era, i'm old enough to have not

John Kline

1:06:43 to 1:06:56( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: only remembered it but experienced it, many of our service members and veterans received shameful treatment at the hands of those who opposed our nation's foreign policy. we must protect our current

John Kline

1:06:56 to 1:07:07( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: service members from the same treatment by showing that the berkeley city council's appalling behavior is unacceptable in this great nation. demonizing the men and women serving our country in

John Kline

1:07:07 to 1:07:16( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: the military as demonstrated by the berkeley city council has no place in our nation's political discourse. as a graduate of the rotc program and 25-year veteran of the marine corps i am

John Kline

1:07:16 to 1:07:25( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: profoundly disappointed with the appalling actions of the berkeley city council. institution that is continue to maintain contracts and agreements with this city are in effect condoning this

John Kline

1:07:25 to 1:07:40( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: discriminatory and unjust treatment of our service members. they deserve better from us, mr. speaker. this structured rule excluding my amendment dethose in favor will vote aye nyes this body

John Kline

1:07:40 to 1:07:47( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: the opportunity to -- denies this body the opportunity to discuss this amendment. mr. speaker, i urge my colleagues to vote against this restrictive rule and i yield back the balance of my time.

John Kline

1:07:47 to 1:07:55( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. does the gentlewoman from ohio continue to reserve her time? the gentleman from washington. mr. hastings: i am pleased

Phil Gingrey

1:07:55 to 1:08:03( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: to yield three minutes to the gentleman from georgia, former member of the rules committee, mr. gingrey. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from georgia is recognized for three minutes.

Phil Gingrey

1:07:55 to 1:11:21( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Phil Gingrey

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