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House Proceeding 04-01-09 on Apr 1st, 2009 :: 2:55:15 to 2:56:25
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Spencer Bachus

2:55:11 to 2:55:31( Edit History Discussion )

Spencer Bachus: mr. frank: the gentleman from alabama assumes that the tarp will live forever because we hope they've paid back the tarp funds. mr. bachus: i ask the chairman with unanimous consent to be given each side an additional one minute. the chair: the gentlelady's time has expired. the gentleman has a unanimous consent request.

Spencer Bachus

2:55:15 to 2:56:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Spencer Bachus

Spencer Bachus

2:55:32 to 2:55:52( Edit History Discussion )

Spencer Bachus: is there objection? mr. frank: i won't object. mr. bachus: i yield myself one minute. the chair: without objection. mr. bachus: you know, while tarp may only -- we don't ow how long all this is going to last, but what i will say is you are giving for every employee of this -- these companies you're giving the

Spencer Bachus

2:55:53 to 2:56:13( Edit History Discussion )

Spencer Bachus: secretary of treasury the right to control their pension benefits, their retirement benefits, their health benefits . whether intended or not. and i don't think that you can assure me that this power will not be abused in the future. because as the gentlelady said

Spencer Bachus

2:56:14 to 2:56:26( Edit History Discussion )

Spencer Bachus: her amendment includes any compensation for the rest of their life. and it also includes any compensation before they arrived at the company. and that's -- that to me is a

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