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House Proceeding on Feb 23rd, 2009 :: 0:41:20 to 0:44:15
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Virginia Foxx

0:41:17 to 0:41:38( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: all we're asking for is fairness and for justice for the people of guam. with that i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from utah. mr. bishop: it's my pleasure to yield two minutes to the gentlelady from north carolina, ms. foxx. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized for two minutes. ms. foxx: i thank my colleague

Virginia Foxx

0:41:20 to 0:44:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Virginia Foxx

Virginia Foxx

0:41:39 to 0:42:00( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: from utah and i thank you, mr. speaker, for recognizing me. you know, i was not aware of this bill until today, and i am sure that this is a very worthwhile program and that srnl we want to honor -- certainly we want to honor the people who fought to help keep this country free.

Virginia Foxx

0:42:01 to 0:42:23( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: however, i am very concerned about the expenditure of another $131 million in addition to the trillions and billions that we are recently committing ourselves to. i mentioned earlier that i had some young people that i was concerned about.

Virginia Foxx

0:42:24 to 0:42:44( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: there's a little boy in my district by the name of noah zanger who's having a birthday very soo and he wanted to come to washington to see the congress in action. and he brought his brother, ben, and his sisters, emma and savannah, with him. they are the ones that are

Virginia Foxx

0:42:45 to 0:43:05( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: going to bear the responsibility of our profligate spending here. where is it going to end? how much debt are we going to place on these children and their families? american families are hurting and need relief. and yet we continue to engage in out-of-control spending. now, i have to say at least this bill is being debated out

Virginia Foxx

0:43:06 to 0:43:26( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: in the open. it is not like the bills that we have been debated -- have been settled on recently in secret. the reid-pelosi secret congress, which has been bringing these very expensive bills to us to vote on, the $1 trillion stimulus bill that's

Virginia Foxx

0:43:27 to 0:43:47( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: only going to stimulate more government and more debt. there's going to be a half trillion dolr omnibus spending bill that's going to fund the government for only seven months. and then we have this billion dollar bill, $75 billion for the president's mortgage bailout proposal. where is it going to end?

Virginia Foxx

0:43:48 to 0:44:11( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: we just continue to spend, spend, spend. thank you, mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from guam. ms. bordallo: thank you, mr. speaker. may i inquire how much time we have on both sides? the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from guam has one minute and a half. and the gentleman from utah has 12

Virginia Foxx

0:44:12 to 0:44:19( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: . ms. bordallo: i'd like to yield the balance of our time to the

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