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House Proceeding 04-24-07 on Apr 24th, 2007 :: 1:57:44 to 1:58:55
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Doc Hastings

1:55:07 to 1:57:44( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Doc Hastings

Doc Hastings

1:57:31 to 1:57:44( Edit History Discussion )

Doc Hastings: before i turn it over and yield to my colleague from texas, i just want to respond to the gentleman and say that on an ongoing basis we heard the same drumbeat, that we are somehow trumbling

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:57:44 to 1:57:55( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: on the rights of the minority. it's true this -- trumpling on the rights of the minority. it's true that this is a structured rule. this is in the spirit of college yalt and cooperation that

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:57:44 to 1:58:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Dennis A. Cardoza

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:57:55 to 1:58:05( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: this house deserves. we've gone far beyond what is required. it is not an open rule, but certainly we've done more open rules in this committee than was done in the past congress already in

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:58:05 to 1:58:18( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: the first few months. and we're doing everything we can to accommodate the minority in both spirit and in practice. i say to my colleague, my friend from the state of washington, he's had the opportunity

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:58:18 to 1:58:31( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: -- i've heard no one who is clammering for an amendment to this bill. in fact, all three amendments that were offered to the committee were in fact granted. and, you know, it seems to me

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:58:31 to 1:58:41( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: that we're offering cooperation on a silver platter. and it's -- we just need our colleagues to say yes and agree that we've done that. mr. hastings: will the gentleman yield? mr. cardoza: of course

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:58:41 to 1:58:55( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: i'll yield. mr. hastings: i appreciate his acknowledgment that this is a structured rule and that members cannot come down to the floor and ask for an amendment to be made in order. but i

Doc Hastings

1:58:55 to 1:59:05( Edit History Discussion )

Doc Hastings: just want to make this point. and we talk about a lot in the rules committee. a lot of these bills have strong bipartisan support. and, yes, there may or may not be members that are clammering

Doc Hastings

1:58:55 to 2:00:16( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Doc Hastings

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