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House Proceeding on Apr 1st, 2009 :: 1:00:40 to 1:02:35
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Patrick T. McHenry

1:00:40 to 1:01:00( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: . with that i yield two minutes carolina, mr. mchenry. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from north carolina is recognized for two minutes. mr. mchenry: thank you, madam speaker. i thank the ranking member on the rules committee for yielding. madam speaker, i rise today in opposition to this fundamentally flawed democrat

Patrick T. McHenry

1:00:40 to 1:02:35( Edit History Discussion )
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Patrick T. McHenry

1:01:01 to 1:01:22( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: budget, which it taxes too much, it spends too much, it borrows too much. and we simply cannot tax, spend and borr our way back to prosperity. this budget taxes at an unprecedented levels. it raises taxes to the tune of $1.4 trillion, the largest tax increase in american history.

Patrick T. McHenry

1:01:23 to 1:01:43( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: it raises taxes and which we all know, we all know that raising taxes will only deepen and prolong this recession and hurt economic growth and growth of jobs. this budget compiles the national debt larger than the total amount of debt accumulated by the federal government from 1789 until just

Patrick T. McHenry

1:01:44 to 1:02:04( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: this year. it will pay -- it will take generations to pay off in debt and it will require even bigger tax increases in the near future to pay off this debt. and no democrat has yet complained what happens when china stops bank rolling our debt or worse calls in the

Patrick T. McHenry

1:02:05 to 1:02:26( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: loans. this is an unfortunate plan, it's a wrong direction for america. we must cut, save and incentivize our way to economic growth. that is the way we create jobs. that's a way we get ourself out of this recession. it's a way that american families can grow and prosper. we must provide tax relief to

Patrick T. McHenry

1:02:27 to 1:02:36( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: help working families and small businesses create jobs. that's the way it occurs. that's the way it should be. and that's what our republican dget alternative will do.

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