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House Proceeding on Apr 15th, 2010 :: 1:32:30 to 1:34:25
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Virginia Foxx

1:32:26 to 1:32:47( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: cut under this president. and you voted against - excuse me, mr. chair. mr. chair, the speaker voted against every single one of those tax cuts. the speaker pro tempore: the time has expired. members are reminded that remarks in debate are properly directed to the chair. and should not be addressed in

Virginia Foxx

1:32:30 to 1:34:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Virginia Foxx

1:32:48 to 1:33:08( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: the second person. the gentlelady from north carolina. ms. foxx: thank you, mr. speaker. you know, i understand the need again to protect water and to protect estuaries. we all understand that. i grew up carrying water to my home so i understand the value

Virginia Foxx

1:33:09 to 1:33:31( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: of water just about as anybody here. but while we're increasing spending to protect estuaries, my constituents can't afford the bait and tackle to go fishing because they're out of work, they lost their jobs and there's no prospect for them to get jobs. i can't be responsible for ill-informed republicans who have said things that my colleagues have quoted.

Virginia Foxx

1:33:32 to 1:33:54( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: and i want to say, i don't vote against tax cuts, but every bill that they put in that's had tax cuts have had tax increases in them. republicans are voting against tax increases. what we have to be aware of here is that we should be dealing with the real problems that the american people are facing, and they have to do with the economy.

Virginia Foxx

1:33:55 to 1:34:17( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: in 2009, the budget deficit was $1.4 trillion. the first time in history the deficit exceed $1 trillion and the first time the deficit exceed 10% of gross domestic product since world war ii. the consequences of this reckless spending are worth highlighting. today, the cost of the national debt is $41,398 for every man, woman and child in the u.s.

Virginia Foxx

1:34:18 to 1:34:25( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: according to the march, 2010, monthly treasury report, the federal government is projected to spend $425.127 billion

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