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House Proceeding 03-24-10 on Mar 24th, 2010 :: 0:29:40 to 0:32:00
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Tom Cole

0:29:37 to 0:29:59( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Cole: he will see that every dolar of additional spending for summer jobs is paid for by a reduction in other government spending programs. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california. mr. lewis: i yield two minutes to the the gentleman from oklahoma, mr. cole. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from oklahoma is

Tom Cole

0:29:40 to 0:32:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tom Cole

Tom Cole

0:30:00 to 0:30:20( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Cole: recognized for two minutes. mr. cole: thank you,mr. speaker. i share my colleagues' concerns about what's in the bill, but i'm also concerned by what's not in the bill and that's money to fund the settlement of the lawsuit. on boith sides of the aisle no this lawsuit stems from the

Tom Cole

0:30:21 to 0:30:41( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Cole: mismanagement of indian trust accounts and trust lands since 1887, involves over half a million claimants and drug on for 14 years through tee adnistrations involving both in december of last year, a settlement was reached, $3.4 billion, 1.4 bilion to

Tom Cole

0:30:42 to 0:31:03( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Cole: individual claimants, $2.4 billion to allow the purchase of frackturd lands and an indian scholarship fund. i commend secretary sala czar who did a - salazar in bringing is issue to closure and it is squarely in our court. the president has asked us to

Tom Cole

0:31:04 to 0:31:24( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Cole: solve this problem or fund the problem that he has negotiated. ford, i would like to enter the president's letter to the speaker askingor action on this particular item. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. cole: it is fully in our court. when the settlement was negotiated, there was a deadline

Tom Cole

0:31:25 to 0:31:45( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Cole: that we would act by december 31 of last year. we missed that. there is a second deadline of february 28. we mised that. the last deadline is april 15. many of my friends on the other side of the aisle want to setle this issue and i look forward to working with them as we move toward that, but i find it

Tom Cole

0:31:46 to 0:32:01( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Cole: difficult to keep people that have been waiting over 100 years, waiting a while longer while we do things in a more immediate framework. i urge the congres to act and i urge us to support the administration's negotiated settlement. when we do that's correct i will

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