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House Proceeding 03-24-10 on Mar 24th, 2010 :: 0:47:15 to 0:48:20
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Jerry Lewis

0:47:12 to 0:47:33( Edit History Discussion )

Jerry Lewis: and i ask for a ruling from the chair. the spear pro tempore: does anyone wish to b -- mr. lewis: yes, mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california. mr. lewis: thank you very much, mr. speaker. as i've suggested earlier, the bill before us contains almost $of billion in new spending -- $6 billion in new spending, spend something that is not offset by true

Jerry Lewis

0:47:15 to 0:48:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jerry Lewis

Jerry Lewis

0:47:34 to 0:47:54( Edit History Discussion )

Jerry Lewis: instead the $6 billion will simply plow more money onto the government's charge chard and -- card and add to our debt. mr. speaker, it is my understanding that the bill before us today is considered to be a general appropriations bill and under the general appropriations bills are privileged and are not- and ought to be considered to the

Jerry Lewis

0:47:55 to 0:48:16( Edit History Discussion )

Jerry Lewis: community appropriations or sent to the committee of appropriations prior to consideration on the house floor. i've expressed my concern about e lack number of supplementals and appropriations bills that are not being heard in committee or subcommittee. i won't repeat all of those concerns except to say tt we are on this disastrous pathway

Jerry Lewis

0:48:17 to 0:48:20( Edit History Discussion )

Jerry Lewis: because of our totally ignoring the need to make sense out of our national deficit and get a

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