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House Proceeding 03-06-09 on Mar 6th, 2009 :: 0:10:05 to 0:12:00
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John A. Boehner

0:10:01 to 0:10:21( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: it as would most of t taxpayers of this country. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from california. mr. lewis: madam speaker, i'm prou republican leader,r. boehner of ohio.

John A. Boehner

0:10:05 to 0:12:00( Edit History Discussion )
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John A. Boehner

0:10:22 to 0:10:42( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from ohio is recognized. mr. boehner: let me thank my colleague for yielding. and suggest that this continuing resolution we have on the floor today shouldn't be for the next four or five days. it ought be to be through the end of this fiscal year which is september 30 of this year. i know there are a lot of of

John A. Boehner

0:10:43 to 0:11:03( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: members that have a lot of other issues that they'd like to include in this, but the fact is is that american families are hurting, small businesses are hurting around the country, our economy is hurting. and i think we could help our economy, we could send a strong signal to the american people by

John A. Boehner

0:11:04 to 0:11:26( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: extending this spending freeze through september 30. let's show the american taxpayers that we get it. let's show investors in our american economy that we get it. because clearly the bill that's been under consideration both here in the house and now in the senate has a $30 billion increase over last year's

John A. Boehner

0:11:27 to 0:11:48( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: spending, and includes nearly 9,000 earmarks. and the way to put all of this to a stop is to just have a spending freeze. let's show the american people we understand the pain they are under and show them that we are willing to tighten our belt. so when we have our opportunity to offer our motion to recommit at the end of this process,

John A. Boehner

0:11:49 to 0:12:00( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: there will be an extension of that date through september 30 with some increases for those in police departments and the f.b.i. and other law enforcement jurisdictions, and something i

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