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House Proceeding 04-02-09 on Apr 2nd, 2009 :: 0:10:30 to 0:12:30
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Charles B. Rangel

0:10:27 to 0:10:47( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: requires us to make the tough decisions the american people sent us here to make. i yield back. the chair: the gentleman yields back his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from south carolina rise? >> i rise in opposition to this amendment. the chair: the gentleman qualifies and controls 20 minutes. mr. spratt: i yield a minute to

Charles B. Rangel

0:10:30 to 0:12:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Charles B. Rangel

Charles B. Rangel

0:10:48 to 0:11:08( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: mr. rangel. the chair: the gentleman is recognized for a minute and a half. mr. rangel: i ask permission to revise and extend my remarks. the chair: without objection. mr. rangel: the minority says it's time for us to say know and -- no and that's all they've been saying on every issue we've brought to the

Charles B. Rangel

0:11:09 to 0:11:29( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: floor. saying no. our great nation is involved in a fiscal sickness that's equivalent to being in intensive care. anyone who knows serious illness knows that's not the time to negotiat with your doctors or hospitals as to how

Charles B. Rangel

0:11:30 to 0:11:51( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: you're going to pay the bill. the essential thing is that we regain our health and come out of this as america always has, as a stronger, more competitive country. our president is going abroad, trying to get the rest of the world to get some type of fiscal order.

Charles B. Rangel

0:11:52 to 0:12:12( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: but we weren't down here to have republican budgets and democratic budgets and to take shots at each other because our constituents that are losing theijobs, losing their health care, that are out there suffering as a result of this crisis, they're not republicans, democrats, they are americans.

Charles B. Rangel

0:12:13 to 0:12:30( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: i don't think it's time to say no. i think it's time to say, how can we work together, restore the health of this great nation? how can we educate the nation? give it health care? help clean the atmosphere? move forward as the world leaders that god blessed us to have the resources.

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