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House Proceeding 04-02-09 on Apr 2nd, 2009 :: 0:40:50 to 0:43:05
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Patrick T. McHenry

0:40:46 to 0:41:06( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: the 21st century. my friends, we need to move forward. the president's vision and we need to oppose the r.s.c. budget. i yield back. the chair: the gentlewoman's time has expired. the gentleman from ohio. mr. jordan: i yield two minutes to the gentleman from north carolina. the chair: the gentleman from north carolina is recognized

Patrick T. McHenry

0:40:50 to 0:43:05( Edit History Discussion )
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Patrick T. McHenry

0:41:07 to 0:41:28( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: for two minutes. mr. mchenry: thank you. i'm proud to stand on the house floor to and support the republican study committee alternative budget which would bring our federal budget to balance within the budget window. the obama budget, the obama-pelosi budget offered here on this house floor today adds massive amounts to our

Patrick T. McHenry

0:41:29 to 0:41:50( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: federal debt and does not come to balance, even over 75 years, they're running massive deficits that further add to our national debt and pass those bts on to the next generation. i think that's irresponsible. the republican study committee budget, as i said, brings us to balance. it also funds necessary and

Patrick T. McHenry

0:41:51 to 0:42:12( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: important government functions like veterans' health care. it has no cuts to veterans' health care. but it also maintains our commitment to seniors and social security. it mntains our commitment to medicare and medicaid. but makes those programs sustainable over the next generation and generations to come.

Patrick T. McHenry

0:42:13 to 0:42:33( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: and at the same time, reduces our deficit and brings us to balance. this is a strong budget. it funds veterans' health care, as i said, and it also funds our necessary defense of this great country. and maintains a strong posture internationally as well. this is a good budget that i'm

Patrick T. McHenry

0:42:34 to 0:42:54( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: proud to support. as a member of congress, as a policymakerer, i think it's important that we put forward realistic ideas. we cannot simply say no to the massive spending of the obama-pelosi budget. t we have to say yes to something. and thiss a budget that we can say yes to because it brings us to balance. it's good for not just the

Patrick T. McHenry

0:42:55 to 0:43:05( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: current generation, but puts us on the right footing for economic growth, for small business growth and for our families as well. i think it's very important that we support a balanced budget and thas whi'here

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