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House Proceeding 03-19-09 on Mar 19th, 2009 :: 2:15:55 to 2:17:55
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Steven C. LaTourette

2:15:51 to 2:16:12( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: allo in the dead of night, this mystery amendment was offered by a hidden hand. i yield back. mr. latourette: mr. speaker, in conclusion, we have launched the mystery of the hidden hand. anagain, the mystery of the hidden hand is somebody and we want that person to identify themselves, somebody took out a

Steven C. LaTourette

2:15:55 to 2:17:55( Edit History Discussion )
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Steven C. LaTourette

2:16:13 to 2:16:36( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: paragraph in the stimulus bill, spending $1 trillion of taxpayers' money saying that a.i.g. and others, anybody who got taxpayer money, could not hand out excessive executive bonuses. the hidden hand removed it and inserted this paragraph in section 7700 that permitted and

Steven C. LaTourette

2:16:37 to 2:16:57( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: bonuses that people are now shocked that a.i.g. paid out. we have established motive. we have identified a clue, cole was kind enough to give us a clue and we started with 535 suspects and we have whittled it down to -- well, we are down to

Steven C. LaTourette

2:16:58 to 2:17:19( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: about 524 now. i'm going to bring the face book mr. speaker next week every day to the floor and i will seek out members of this body and ask them if they are the hidden hand. and if thedidn't put this paragraph in, i'm going to their face off.

Steven C. LaTourette

2:17:20 to 2:17:40( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: when i'm done i wig will go to the senate. i will ask if they foisted this fraud on the american taxpayer and not have the courage to own up to it. mystery of the hidden hand. the taxpayers deserve no less.

Steven C. LaTourette

2:17:41 to 2:18:05( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: i yield back my time. the speaker pro tempore: the

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