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House Proceeding 04-28-09 on Apr 28th, 2009 :: 0:48:20 to 0:50:00
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James P. McGovern

0:48:16 to 0:48:36( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: economists about whom i referred earlier have said, will impose this tax burden on middle income wage earners right down the line. that is not a solution. i thank my friend for yielding. mr. mcgovern: there'sot a single tax increase in the budget. the budgethat -- mr. dreier: the gentleman just said there is.

James P. McGovern

0:48:20 to 0:50:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: James P. McGovern

James P. McGovern

0:48:37 to 0:48:57( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: mr. mcgovern: it cuts the deficit over 10 years. again, you know, our budget cuts the deficit by nearly 2/3 in four years. so, you know, i'm proud to defend our budget. i've talked about how it's going to create jobs and cut taxes and how it's cutting nondiscretionary, nondefense discretionary spending, i've

James P. McGovern

0:48:58 to 0:49:19( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: talked about how it's going to invest in affordable health care and college affordability and clean energy. so this idea that we're not -- i'm out here very proudly defending this budget that we have. so, all i'm simply saying is that, what the other side has proposed, quite frankly, in our opinion, is unacceptable. it will hurt more middle income

James P. McGovern

0:49:20 to 0:49:40( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: familys, it will cause more people to fall into the -- familyies, it will cause more people to fall into the ranks of poverty, it will cut back on education, on investnts in infrastructure. those are the proposals that were i think that's the wrong way to go. at this time, madam speaker, i'd like to yield 1 1/2 minutes to the gentleman from ohio. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from ohio is

James P. McGovern

0:49:41 to 0:50:00( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: recognized for 1/2 minutes. mrs. bachmann: johnny, what -- mr. boccieri: johnny, what have you done? i remember my mom asking me that as a young boy. she asked me this weekend, johnny, what have you done to help middle class families? what are you doing in congress to put the middle class first for a change? i said, mom, some great things

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