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House Proceeding 02-25-09 on Feb 25th, 2009 :: 1:34:30 to 1:36:10
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Phil Gingrey

1:34:08 to 1:34:30( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: well, add up every day in iraq, we're talking way more money in the first five weeks than we spent in iraq. the house version, you put iraq and afghanistan together, it's still more money. so this is a pretty good chunk of change. and what you're saying, gentlemen, a lot of that had nothing to do with jobs. it's just putting more money into government programs. so the chart that you show there didn't really show an 8% increase.

Phil Gingrey

1:34:30 to 1:36:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Phil Gingrey

Phil Gingrey

1:34:31 to 1:34:53( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: what it really showed was way up there. what did you say -- i yield. what was the actual number when you added it up? mr. gingrey: reclaiming my time. of course, the amount of money, i think, that we were spending in this bill just in the omnibus was $410 billion. but i think it's something like

Phil Gingrey

1:34:54 to 1:35:15( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: $300 billiondditional, a significant -- overall it brings it up to 80%. and you know, you wonder when we heard from the president last night in his similari state of the union address and he -- in his similari -- seemi san

Phil Gingrey

1:35:16 to 1:35:36( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: antonio address -- his semi state of the union address. how it's going to be fiscally responsible and belt tightening. he's got an opportunity he, colleagues, to veto this apple bus. what can -- omnibus. what can he say? we were criticized by the now majority when they were in the

Phil Gingrey

1:35:37 to 1:35:58( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: minority, president bush did not veto one spending bill on -- and on many occasions what came out of the congress was a plus up from what former president bush asked for. so the argument was, if you republicans are fiscally responsible why wouldn't your president veto these spending bills?

Phil Gingrey

1:35:59 to 1:36:10( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: you plus them up? the democrats say, you bring us in and we'll change all that and our first opportunity, i challenge president obama, veto this sucker and send it back and

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