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House Proceeding on Apr 2nd, 2009 :: 1:00:35 to 1:01:49
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James P. McGovern

1:00:32 to 1:00:52( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: he is not going to allow for a single cut in agriculture subsidy. mr. mcgovern: does that include food stamps? mr. dreier: if my friend will further yield. mr. mcgovern: the ranking member of the budget committee, mr. ryan, said the farm bill is off the table. there is a bipartisan agreement that the farm bill is going to stand.

James P. McGovern

1:00:35 to 1:01:49( Edit History Discussion )
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James P. McGovern

1:00:53 to 1:01:13( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: further yield, under your budget, how do you propose to have the cuts in agriculture if you're going to maintain the food stamp and nutrition programs and not bring about -- mr. mcgovern: unr our buet we do not rescind the $20 billion in food stamp funding. beyond that the republican

James P. McGovern

1:01:14 to 1:01:34( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: budget freezes discretionary funding. it cuts between 500,000 and one million pregnant women, including the w.i.c. practice. we can sit here and talk about abstractions all we want. the bottom line is that these progra about, these cuts that are

James P. McGovern

1:01:35 to 1:01:50( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: being proposed by the republican budget have a trect impact on real people. maybe those aren't the people that come to washington to lobby, but i tell you, the number of people who have fallen into poverty, the number of people who are stig struggling just by -- hold on

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