Video archive of the US Congress

House Proceeding 03-21-10 on Mar 21st, 2010 :: 0:31:55 to 0:34:15
Total video length: 1 hours 34 minutes Stream Tools: Stream Overview | Edit Time

Note: MetaVid video transcripts may contain inaccuracies, help us build a more perfect archive

Download OptionsEmbed Video

Views:327 Duration: 0:02:20 Discussion

Previous speech: Next speech:

Virginia Foxx

0:31:53 to 0:32:13( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: to cast my vote for the bill before us today and with that, i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlady from california yields back the plans of her time. the gentlelady from new york reserves the balance of her time. the gentleman from california. mr. dreier: i'm happy to yield two minutes to the gentlewoman from north carolina, ms. foxx. the speaker pro temporethe gentlelady is recognized for

Virginia Foxx

0:31:55 to 0:34:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Virginia Foxx

Virginia Foxx

0:32:14 to 0:32:36( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: two minutes. ms. foxx: thank you, mr. speaker. the legislation we're about to vote on represents one of the most offensive pieces of social engineering legislation in the history of the united states. and the american people recognize this simple truth. even the ruling democrats recognize how unpopular this proposal is, but have chosen to

Virginia Foxx

0:32:37 to 0:32:57( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: ignore the overwhelming outcry and convinced their wavering colleagues that the government and politicians in washington, d.c. know better than their constituents. what arrogance. although this may be shocking to many americans this arrogance reflects the approach the ruling democrats have taken since they regained the majority in 2007. we will be voting on

Virginia Foxx

0:32:58 to 0:33:18( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: legislation that even the liberal democrat chairwoman of the rules committee said, quote, will do almost nothing to reform health care and that, quote, it's time that we draw the line on this weak bill and ask the senate to go back to the drawing board. the american people deserve at least that. on that we agree. this legislation contains

Virginia Foxx

0:33:19 to 0:33:39( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: taxpayer funding for elective abortions and -- an unprecedented proposalhat offends the conscience of american taxpayers. it increases the cost of insurance, strangles private competiti and ultimately leads to a complete federal takeover of the health care industry. vote nothing on this rule and this legislaon will give congress a renewed opportunity to do what should have been

Virginia Foxx

0:33:40 to 0:34:02( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: done from the beginning, vote for effective bipartisan legislation that rises to the challenge facing so many people seeking reasonable health care reform. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from north carolina yields back her time. the gentleman from california reserves the balance of his

Virginia Foxx

0:34:03 to 0:34:16( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: time and has 16 minutes remaining. the gentlelady from new york is recognized and has 14 minutes remaining. ms. slaughter: thank you, mr. speaker. i'm pleased to yield three minutes to the gentleman from california a member of the

Personal tools

MetaVid is a non-profit project of UC Santa Cruz and the Sunlight Foundation. Learn more About MetaVid

The C-SPAN logo and other servicemarks that may be found in video content are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Metavid