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House Proceeding 04-14-10 on Apr 14th, 2010 :: 0:07:20 to 0:08:35
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James P. McGovern

0:07:16 to 0:07:36( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: how about a tax policy that we can believe in for a change. let's get spending under control and reduce the tax burden on the american people. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from massachusts rise? >> address the house for one minute and revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempo: without objection, so ordered. mr. mcgovern: after eight long

James P. McGovern

0:07:20 to 0:08:35( Edit History Discussion )
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James P. McGovern

0:07:37 to 0:07:57( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: years, hundreds of billions of dollars in deficit spending and most importantly thousands of our brave soldiers killed or wounded, it is me to re-examine our strategy in afghanistan. instead of nation building, i believe we should be doing more nation building here at home. people deserve accountability as to when and how troops will be

James P. McGovern

0:07:58 to 0:08:18( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: returned and how taxpayer dollars are being spent. we introduced legislation that will require the president to provide a plan and timetable for drawing down our forces in afghanistan and identify any variables that could require changes to that timetable. the bill does not set a specific date for withdrawal.

James P. McGovern

0:08:19 to 0:08:35( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: the bill would safeguard u.s. taxpayer dollars which ensuring all u.s. activity in afghanistan be oveeen by an inspector general. we meir allies but i'm not convince that had a long-term occupation in

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