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House Proceeding on Mar 18th, 2010 :: 0:09:00 to 0:10:10
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Sam Johnson

0:08:56 to 0:09:16( Edit History Discussion )

Sam Johnson: seniors, good for adults, good for women, good for families, good for america. let's support health care reform now. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from texas rise? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. johnson: even while the

Sam Johnson

0:09:00 to 0:10:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Sam Johnson

Sam Johnson

0:09:17 to 0:09:37( Edit History Discussion )

Sam Johnson: president tours the country saying it's time for an up or down vote on health care, th speaker's attempting to bypass a vote altogether. as beginning gunning said, this congress has gone from voting on bills without reading them to passing bills without voting on them. that's un--- unkrbles and unconstitutional.

Sam Johnson

0:09:38 to 0:09:58( Edit History Discussion )

Sam Johnson: it's time for an open an honest vote on health care. let's vote on how the bill cuts medicare. let's vote on how the bill actually hides health costs. let's vote on how the bill uses taxpayer dollars to fund abortion. but the speaker can't do that. she's faced with the unfortunate inconvenience that some of her members actually

Sam Johnson

0:09:59 to 0:10:10( Edit History Discussion )

Sam Johnson: want to listen to their constituents and vote no. so now she intends to muscle through health reform without an actual vote. that's just wrong. i'll say it again. congress has gone from voting

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