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House Proceeding on Feb 8th, 2007 :: 2:42:42 to 2:47:13
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Roy Blunt

2:42:42 to 2:43:13( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: hometown of san francisco is going cost $300,000. now, any one of our constituent cans go online to expedia.com and make the same trip for $300. again, maybe there is some legitimate security

Roy Blunt

2:42:42 to 2:47:13( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Roy Blunt

Roy Blunt

2:43:13 to 2:43:43( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: concerns, but do we need the 42 business class seats, a fully enclosed state room, entertainment center, state of the art communication system and a crew of 16? how is that leading by example?

Roy Blunt

2:43:43 to 2:44:07( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: how is that an example of this democratic congress' commitment to fiscal responsibility in energy conservation. i don't think it is. so why is the speaker requesting this? well, according to

Roy Blunt

2:44:07 to 2:44:34( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: the "washington times" it says she is seeking regular military flights not only for herself and her staff but relatives and other members of the california delegation. that is according

Roy Blunt

2:44:34 to 2:45:04( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: to the "washington times." according to cnn, just recently she hased for use for a military plane to attend a retreat in williamsburg, virginia, that is a two-hour drive from washington, d.c. now,

Roy Blunt

2:45:04 to 2:45:38( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: this plane that she wants costs $15,000 an hour. how many gallons of fuel is that consuming? how do we come forth to the american people and say let's pass a bill for energy conservation and

Roy Blunt

2:45:38 to 2:46:12( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: we have this waste. i don't understand it, mr. speaker. and now apparently there is a new wrinkle here. we understand from the san francisco chronicle that the gentleman from pennsylvania,

Roy Blunt

2:46:12 to 2:46:46( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: mr. murtha, when asked about this said, quote, in referring to the pentagon, i don't need to pressure them. i just tell them what they need to do in dealing with this request to the

Roy Blunt

2:46:46 to 2:47:13( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: military for this luxury plane. apparently he was further quoted in cnn, abc and the "san francisco chronicle" that the pentagon made a mistake in leaking information, quote, since she decides

Nick Lampson

2:47:13 to 2:47:47( Edit History Discussion )

Nick Lampson: on the allocations for the department of defense. this is not conservation. it is not fiscal responsibility. let's support the gentleman's amendment. >> mr. chairman. mr. chairman -- the

Nick Lampson

2:47:13 to 2:49:23( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Nick Lampson

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