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House Proceeding 03-16-10 on Mar 16th, 2010 :: 3:27:25 to 3:28:25
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Mac Thornberry

3:27:22 to 3:27:42( Edit History Discussion )

Mac Thornberry: let's just have an up or down vote if we have to vote on this and i vote no. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from texas rise? >> ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. >> madam speaker, the founding fathers established this congress so that individuals would be elected from all over the country, come here with

Mac Thornberry

3:27:25 to 3:28:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mac Thornberry

Mac Thornberry

3:27:43 to 3:28:03( Edit History Discussion )

Mac Thornberry: different points of view, discuss those views, yes, but ultimately take a vote on the issues of the day. and then the people who sent them here, the voters, could hold them accountable for the votes they cast here in this chamber and in the other body across the way. it would be inconceivable to

Mac Thornberry

3:28:04 to 3:28:24( Edit History Discussion )

Mac Thornberry: them that this house w a bill passed without taking a direct vote, up or down, on the substance of the mat sore that the voters back home could hold them -- matter so that the vote back home could hold them accountable and yet that's exactly the direction this leadership tries to take the house today. the american people already do not trust thisonstitution --

Mac Thornberry

3:28:25 to 3:28:25( Edit History Discussion )

Mac Thornberry: institution.

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