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House Proceeding 03-19-09 on Mar 19th, 2009 :: 1:01:20 to 1:02:45
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Charles B. Rangel

1:01:16 to 1:01:37( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: that is the american taxpayer. this should get it back. i urge support for this legislation. and i yi my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from new york. mr. rangel: i thank the remarks of the other side i appreciate and have a great deal of respect for those members that want to inquire about how these

Charles B. Rangel

1:01:20 to 1:02:45( Edit History Discussion )
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Charles B. Rangel

1:01:38 to 1:02:00( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: contracts came about, who knew what and when did they know it. the ways and means committee has no jurisdiction over these questions, whether they're valid or not. the real question is, do you really believe that people who did this damage to our families to our community, to our country, and indeed the world, deserve a bonus?

Charles B. Rangel

1:02:01 to 1:02:22( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: if you want to know whether it's 90% or 100% or whether the state and local governments get the 10%, that's another question. but what we are saying, and we're not always right, but what we're saying is that the american people do not want their taxpayers' money paying for bonuses of people who have

Charles B. Rangel

1:02:23 to 1:02:46( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: caused such destruction. to that, we have unanimity. at the end of the day, when we put this on the suspension calendars, because we didn't think it was controversial. we didn't think it was a democratic idea, a r idea. we thought you felt the frustration of your constituents in saying, stop the thievery at

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