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House Proceeding 04-02-09 on Apr 2nd, 2009 :: 2:02:50 to 2:06:00
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John Jr.Conyers

2:02:46 to 2:03:06( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: has expired. the gentlewoman from california. ms. woolsey: i yield three minutes to the chairman of the judiciary committee, john conyers of michigan. the chair: the gentleman is recognized for three minutes. mr. conyers: thank you, ms. woolsey. i'm happy, my friend on judiciary dan lungren is

John Jr.Conyers

2:02:50 to 2:06:00( Edit History Discussion )
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John Jr.Conyers

2:03:07 to 2:03:29( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: managing time on the other side. he will rember that it was last thursday that the republicans held a press conference and announced their non-budget budget, but then they said it's coming out. then yesterday the republican budget was -- came out.

John Jr.Conyers

2:03:30 to 2:03:51( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: it had a few numbers in it. and it's a general republican assumption that with a stimulus plan by the present

John Jr.Conyers

2:03:52 to 2:04:15( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: administration to create jobs, to give relief to the poor, give relief to people in distressed markets, we are now saying that the president's budget is going to, as my friend from michigan, mike rogers, just enounsuated on the floor that your electric bills

John Jr.Conyers

2:04:16 to 2:04:38( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: will go up, and all costs will rise under the democratic budget. now clearly both of these can't be the same. there's something missing here. what i submit is that we have a progressive budget that goes

John Jr.Conyers

2:04:39 to 2:05:03( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: beyond the good budget offered by the president. but to be comparing, as someone, i think it was the gentleman from california was just talking about, how can you be cutting all of this out of national defense? well, easy.

John Jr.Conyers

2:05:04 to 2:05:27( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: wasting money and having- it's not a way of protecting the nation. the o.b. has found billions of dollars of fraud. that's what we're taking out of the military budget. that doesn't make the country weaker. it makes the country stronger.

John Jr.Conyers

2:05:28 to 2:05:48( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: and furthermore, we're talking about cutting out all of these ancient missile systems. i am sure that the gentleman from california, a veteran legislator, in his second career back here, knows that there are a lot of these exotic missile systems that don't work

John Jr.Conyers

2:05:49 to 2:06:01( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: anymore. you can't use them in the midd warfare that we're fighting when we're fighting against

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