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House Proceeding on Apr 2nd, 2009 :: 0:18:05 to 0:19:55
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David G. Reichert

0:18:01 to 0:18:21( Edit History Discussion )

David G. Reichert: children and grandchildren wh had. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from washington rise? >> toddress the house for one minute, revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: witho objection, the gentleman is recogn mr. reichert: thank you, madam speaker. let's just talk about common sense. budgets are about priorities. they are not just blurints but plans to how to achieve goals.

David G. Reichert

0:18:05 to 0:19:55( Edit History Discussion )
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David G. Reichert

0:18:22 to 0:18:42( Edit History Discussion )

David G. Reichert: just as families sit down at the kitchen table to map out how to make ends meet to save for college education or their retirement, so, too, must the government put forward reonsible budget. this budget identifies important prio energy independence, but i'm concerned. this budget spends too much,

David G. Reichert

0:18:43 to 0:19:04( Edit History Discussion )

David G. Reichert: borrows, too much, and taxes too much. we must offer tax incentives to invest and create jobs, not raise taxes on job c small businesses. we must reduce wasteful spending, not increase the debt by $9 trillion. we must work together to find solution to the challenges before us. not halt progress with politics as usual.

David G. Reichert

0:19:05 to 0:19:25( Edit History Discussion )

David G. Reichert: despite calls to work together, this budget could permit a government-run health plan to be rammed through congress without real consideration to protect seniors or the patient-doctor relationship. it's not about big govnment, it's about families, it's about small businesses, it's about

David G. Reichert

0:19:26 to 0:19:47( Edit History Discussion )

David G. Reichert: entrepreneurship. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from texas rise? >> to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized for one >> thank you, madam speaker. i rise today t exprey strong opposition to the budget resolution that the majority is forcing on this house and the american people. this budget is an irresponsible

David G. Reichert

0:19:48 to 0:19:55( Edit History Discussion )

David G. Reichert: and unwise increase in federal taxes, borrowingnd spending that will double th national debt and place a $50,000 burden

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