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House Proceeding 04-28-09 on Apr 28th, 2009 :: 0:21:30 to 0:23:30
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Xavier Becerra

0:21:27 to 0:21:47( Edit History Discussion )

Xavier Becerra: and i now recognize for two minutes the gentleman from california, mr. becerra. the speaker pro tempore:he gentleman from california is recognized for two minutes. mr. becerra: i congratulate the chairman for putting forth a budget that america can be proud of. madam speaker, when president obama took office, he inherited

Xavier Becerra

0:21:30 to 0:23:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Xavier Becerra

Xavier Becerra

0:21:48 to 0:22:08( Edit History Discussion )

Xavier Becerra: a plane that was in a fast nose dive into the ground and he said, we're going to pick up america and do the best we can. many americans have recognized that, but some haven't. i would like to give you the words of a couple of americans who have recognized that president bush working with this congress is trying to make a difference.

Xavier Becerra

0:22:09 to 0:22:29( Edit History Discussion )

Xavier Becerra: commander raymond dempsey of the disabled american veterans, this is a good, quote -- this is all good news for our nation's veterans. the budget agreement signals that veterans are indeed a national priority, end quote. or in the words of mr. robert wall ace, the executive director

Xavier Becerra

0:22:30 to 0:22:50( Edit History Discussion )

Xavier Becerra: of veterans of foreign wars of the united states who says, quote, on behalf of the 2.2 million men and women of veterans of foreign wars, i would like to offer the v.f.w.'s strongest support for the f.y. 20108 budget. the v.f.w. salutes your strong

Xavier Becerra

0:22:51 to 0:23:11( Edit History Discussion )

Xavier Becerra: leadership in quickly coming to this agreement, especially one that makes many meaningful improvements to the department ofeterans affairs. we strongly encourage all in congress to follow your lead and adopt this conference report. is it a perct budget? no, it's not. it's difficult to be perfect

Xavier Becerra

0:23:12 to 0:23:31( Edit History Discussion )

Xavier Becerra: when you inherit a $1.3 trillion deficit and the plane is going down. but the president working with this congress is trying to make a difference. there are some people, including our veterans who recognize that. i hope that every single member of this congress recognizes that people who have given recognize

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