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House Proceeding on Mar 10th, 2010 :: 0:14:50 to 0:15:50
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Lamar S. Smith

0:14:46 to 0:15:07( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: expensive to care for. no, we can't start over because if we start over life will be over for too many americans. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from texas seek recognition? mr. smith: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to address the hose for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman from texas is recognized for one minute to address the house. mr. smith: mr. speaker, the senate's reconciliation

Lamar S. Smith

0:14:50 to 0:15:50( Edit History Discussion )
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Lamar S. Smith

0:15:08 to 0:15:31( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: procedure is designed for legislation to balance the budget. now, the administration wants to use reconciliation to force a health insurance scheme on the american people. the health care scheme under reconciliation means decisions made by the government behind closed doors against the wishes of the american people. a recent "new york times"

Lamar S. Smith

0:15:32 to 0:15:50( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: article claim that they used reconciliation in the past but fail to acknowledge that they enacted a massive partisan policy change like $1 trillion government health care mandate. and the national media have largely ignored the fact that many democratic leaders, including the president, previously voiced strong

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