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House Proceeding 03-24-09 on Mar 24th, 2009 :: 6:03:00 to 6:06:05
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Steven C. LaTourette

6:02:56 to 6:03:17( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: know of trying to figure out who's responsible for putting that language in because we're not getting specific answers to that question. mr. latourette: i thank the gentleman and i think we're making some progress because we have t we're getting down in the suspect list and i'm comfortable, if you gentlemen are comfortable, saying that this crime was committed either

Steven C. LaTourette

6:03:00 to 6:06:05( Edit History Discussion )
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Steven C. LaTourette

6:03:18 to 6:03:38( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: in the speaker's office or in the senate leader's office because all of the mr. tiberi: or their conference room. mr. latourette: the conference railroad room is where the conferee -- -- room is where the conferees met. mr. tiberi: or the ways and means committee or the banking committee. mr. latourette: the banking committee is still out there. the reason the banking

Steven C. LaTourette

6:03:39 to 6:04:00( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: committee is still out there, the person that really came under the harshest scrutiny at the beginning was the senator from connecticut, senator dodd. i would just suggest, madam speaker, that he has a vested interest in finding this out just like we do. because when you don't know who did it, when you won't help us find out who did it and have people come clean, people begin

Steven C. LaTourette

6:04:01 to 6:04:21( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: to circulate ugly rumors and i have heard, for instance, that the distinguished chairman of the senate banking committee was one of the -- is one of the largest recipients of campaign contributions from a.i.g. now, people will say, he must ve done it because he got campaign cash. well, i think that's unfair to the senator, quite frankly and i think that he should join with us and let's find out who

Steven C. LaTourette

6:04:22 to 6:04:42( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: did it. today, and, madam speaker, i ask to add an additional document from the "hartford current" into the record, if i may. the speaker pro mpore: without objection. mr. latourette: i thank the speaker and today, this article starts with, no wonder senator dodd went wobbly last week when asked about his february amendment ratifying hundreds of

Steven C. LaTourette

6:04:43 to 6:05:04( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: millions of dollars in bonuses to executives at a.i.g. dodd has been one of the company's favorite recipients, so the ugly rumor is out there, but it turns out that the senator's wife also benefited a.i.g. subsidiary. so, look, i don't know who did it. and i hope that the senator from connecticut didn't do it.

Steven C. LaTourette

6:05:05 to 6:05:30( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: but now people are throwing mud at him and basically saying, you sixpack at home, of course he did it. he got a bunch of cash from them and his wife used to work for one of their companies. of course he did it. so the senator should come out and identify -- somebody knows who did it. that's the problem. so just tell us, move on.

Steven C. LaTourette

6:05:31 to 6:05:52( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: they screwed up and move on. may i ask how much time we have left? the speaker pro tempore: 10 minutes. mr. latourette: thank you. >> will the gentleman yield? mr. latourette: i'm happy to. >> most would point the finger at the senator, which means he

Steven C. LaTourette

6:05:53 to 6:06:05( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: didn't do it, which means it's probably someone else, since he's the obvious choice. mr. latourette: i'm a big fan of agatha kristie, and as you

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