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House Proceeding 04-02-09 on Apr 2nd, 2009 :: 1:48:55 to 1:51:45
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Patrick T. McHenry

1:48:52 to 1:49:12( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: i know my republican colleagues are in favor of cutting those wasteful programs. the chair: the gentleman's time has expired. mr. ellison: the chair: the gentleman from california may control the gentleman from texas' time. mr. hensarling: thank you, madam chair. the chair: the gentleman from california. mr. lungren: at this time i'd

Patrick T. McHenry

1:48:55 to 1:51:45( Edit History Discussion )
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Patrick T. McHenry

1:49:13 to 1:49:33( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: like to yield three minutes to carolina. the chair: the gentleman from north carolina is recognized for three minutes. mr. mchenry: thank you, madam chair. i thank my colleague from california for yielding. you know, folks in western north carolina are hurting. we've seen the rise in unemployment. we've seen economic dislocation the recession has create we've seen the impact it has on small towns and communities, on

Patrick T. McHenry

1:49:34 to 1:49:54( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: families that are struggling to make ends meet, on the rise in unemployment that generally has occurred. these are tough economic times. and i think we have to have a responsible federal budget to meet these tough economic times. families have to tighten the belt during these tough times, and likewise, i think the federal government should do the same.

Patrick T. McHenry

1:49:55 to 1:50:16( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: i think it's wrong to raise taxes in a time of recession. i think it's wrong to raise taxes on people that are already hurting. and that's why i oppose this budget that's being presented here today. in fact it's not simply enough as a public policymaker reject a proposal but you should offer your own, your own

Patrick T. McHenry

1:50:17 to 1:50:37( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: ideas on the way to properly act. and, therefore, i am voting for two alternatives that will be better tn the budget offered here today, the obama-pelosi budget. i'm offering through the republican study committee and republican members, we have a budget that ends far less,

Patrick T. McHenry

1:50:38 to 1:50:58( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: taxes without borrows far less than this current budget. moreover, i've -- i'm supporting a budget alternative that balances the budget without raising taxes. in fact, making the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts permanent, which will help families and small businesses. after all, we should not be taxing and spending and

Patrick T. McHenry

1:50:59 to 1:51:19( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: borrowing more. we should be cutting, saving and incentivizing great economic growth and help small businesses expand, maintain, even the workers that they currently have, and to help small families as well. so i think it's reasonable to support a balanced budget without raising taxes, and i think it's irresponsible to

Patrick T. McHenry

1:51:20 to 1:51:40( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: support a budget that raises taxes, especially at the magnitude of this liberal budget offered here on the house floor. and with that i urge the adoption of the republican study committee alternative, the republican alternative and budget and especially this very liberal budget off the floor today. and with that i yield back.

Patrick T. McHenry

1:51:41 to 1:51:45( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: back the balance of his time. the gentlewoman from california. ms. woolsey: madam speaker, --

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