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House Proceeding 04-06-06 on Apr 6th, 2006 :: 2:47:05 to 2:51:19
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Charles B. Rangel

2:42:55 to 2:47:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Charles B. Rangel

Charles B. Rangel

2:46:53 to 2:47:05( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: the balance of my time. the chairman: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from iowa. mr. nussle: i reserve my time. the chairman: the gentleman continues to reserve.

Jim McDermott

2:47:05 to 2:47:17( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: the gentleman from south carolina. mr. rangel: i'd like to yield two minutes to the ranking member -- the chairman: the gentleman yielded back his time. would the gentleman from south carolina

Jim McDermott

2:47:05 to 2:51:19( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jim McDermott

Jim McDermott

2:47:17 to 2:47:27( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: like to reallocate? mr. spratt: i yield the gentleman two minutes. mr. rangel: may i ask, mr. speaker, how much time did i have? the chairman: had you four minutes remaining under the prior

Jim McDermott

2:47:27 to 2:47:34( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: request. and then you yielded back the time. you reserved the time for the side but not for yourself. mr. spratt: i yield the gentleman four minutes in lieu of the gentleman from washington,

Jim McDermott

2:47:34 to 2:47:42( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: i yield the gentleman from new york four minutes. the chairman: the gentleman from new york is recognized for four minutes. mr. rangel: i would like to yield two minutes to the outstanding

Jim McDermott

2:47:42 to 2:47:54( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: gentleman from washington, the ways and means committee. the chairman: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes. mr. mcdermott: i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks. the

Jim McDermott

2:47:54 to 2:48:08( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: chairman: without objection. mr. mcdermott: mr. speaker, when i read through this budget, they are back again, folks. they are back again. just a few months ago the republicans called a

Jim McDermott

2:48:08 to 2:48:17( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: final vote on the budget bill that slashed funding for child support enforcement, foster care, student loans and health care coverage for low -- low-income families. today the nightmare continues,

Jim McDermott

2:48:17 to 2:48:30( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: they are back again doing the same thing within three months. republicans propose another round of pain for americans already suffering. the committee on which i serve is required by the congress

Jim McDermott

2:48:30 to 2:48:41( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: to cut $4 billion from the budget. now, it will come out of my subcommittee, the one i'm the ranking member on, because that's where the children are. and that's where the weak and the old and

Jim McDermott

2:48:41 to 2:48:51( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: the sick are. they are not going to take it away from the taxpayers. they are going to take it away from the poor and the weak. when the republicans send the high income earners to the trough for

Jim McDermott

2:48:51 to 2:49:05( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: more tax cut, they will starve the federal programs to help the poor. now, i know it's lent, so i'm sure this is a faith-based initiative we have here, and the republicans certainly understand

Jim McDermott

2:49:05 to 2:49:20( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: the idea of sacrifice. this budget sacrifices 1/3 of the social service block grant, which funds assistance for abused kids, childcare for working families, and vital services for the disabled

Jim McDermott

2:49:20 to 2:49:36( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: and the seniors in this country. i asked the rules committee to allow an amendment to restore these cuts, but the republicans said no. mr. speaker, why won't you allow this house to actually

Jim McDermott

2:49:36 to 2:49:49( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: vote on slashing programs to help the sick and the poor? now, i know some key republicans have left, but the fix is still in in this joint. the republican congress will rubber stamp the

Jim McDermott

2:49:49 to 2:50:08( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: bush agenda and provide for those who need it least. it's lent, and the republican majority's ready to sacrifice common sense, common decency, and common dreams. the republicans' budget sacrifices

Jim McDermott

2:50:08 to 2:50:18( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: morality and a tax holiday for the rich, for the 1%, the party of the 1% is in charge in this house. only the 1% at the top matters. they're back, mr. speaker, and the republican budget is no aberration,

Jim McDermott

2:50:18 to 2:50:33( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: it's a real assault. there's an irony that maybe some of you out on this floor may not think about, but some members are running for higher office in other -- in state level jobs. some of those

Jim McDermott

2:50:33 to 2:50:47( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: people are cutting the very programs that they, if they win their election in november, will have to go out and deal with the problems. if you're running for a state governorship or any

Jim McDermott

2:50:47 to 2:50:54( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: kind of state office, think very carefully about how you stab yourself, because you're going to meet this when you get there after the election. i yield back the balance of my time. the chairman:

Jim McDermott

2:50:54 to 2:51:01( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from new york. mr. rangel: how much time do i have, mr. speaker? the chairman: the gentleman from new york has two minutes remaining. mr. rangel: i'd like to

Jim McDermott

2:51:01 to 2:51:19( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: yield that to the distinguished member of the ways and means committee from massachusetts that serves on our committee as well as the budget committee. the chairman: the gentleman from

Richard E. Neal

2:51:19 to 2:51:28( Edit History Discussion )

Richard E. Neal: massachusetts is recognized for two minutes. >> i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks. the chairman: the gentleman is recognized. >> let's not demean the intelligence of the american

Richard E. Neal

2:51:19 to 2:53:36( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Richard E. Neal

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