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House Proceeding 03-12-09 on Mar 12th, 2009 :: 0:18:55 to 0:21:00
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Dennis J. Kucinich

0:18:51 to 0:19:12( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: mr. hoyer: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that when the house adjourns today it adjourn to meet at 12:30 p.m. on monday next for morning hour debate. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. are there any requests for one-minute speeches? for what purpose does the

Dennis J. Kucinich

0:18:55 to 0:21:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Dennis J. Kucinich

Dennis J. Kucinich

0:19:13 to 0:19:34( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: gentleman from ohio rise? >> i don't know. is there somebody from ohio here? mr. kucinich request permission to address the house and to revise and extend. thank you very much, mr. speaker. yesterday our domestic policy

Dennis J. Kucinich

0:19:35 to 0:19:55( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: subcommittee held a hearing about how the treasury department has accounted for tarp funds. the taxpayers of the united states have already paid $700 billion of their tax money into this bailout program. we found out that the department of treasury doesn't track the funds ter they give them to the banks. and as a result we've seen that these funds that are sup to go to help the u.s.

Dennis J. Kucinich

0:19:56 to 0:20:16( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: committee instead have -- economy instead have gone $8 billion through bank -- through citigroup to dubai, $7 billion through bank of america to china, $1 billion through jpmorgan chase to india. i want the american taxpayers to think about that because with all the pressing needs we have here, with the credit

Dennis J. Kucinich

0:20:17 to 0:20:37( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: starved -- people are starved for credit. businesses are dying because they can't get credit, they can't get loans from banks. banks are taking our tax dollars and they're shipping them abroad. it's time we started to take care of things here at home. it's time we start to ask the treasury department to keep track of these tarp funds and make sure they're intended for the purpose that the american people want them to spend for

Dennis J. Kucinich

0:20:38 to 0:20:59( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: and that is to revive our economy. i yield back. gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from california rise? mr. dreier: mr. unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. dreier: mr. speaker, it's with great sadness that i rise

Dennis J. Kucinich

0:21:00 to 0:21:00( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: today to share with my

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