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House Proceeding 04-28-09 on Apr 28th, 2009 :: 0:27:25 to 0:29:55
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Bob Goodlatte

0:27:21 to 0:27:41( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: grow jobs in our families and our communities. i would urge a yes vote and yield back the balance of my me. thspeaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from wisconsin mr. ryan: madam speaker, i yield two minutes to the gentleman from virginia, mr. goodlatte. the speaker pro mpore: the gentleman from virginia is recognized for two minutes. mr. goodlatte: mad speaker, i rise in opposition to this budget conference report. tomorrow the president will have

Bob Goodlatte

0:27:25 to 0:29:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Bob Goodlatte

Bob Goodlatte

0:27:42 to 0:28:04( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: completed 100 days in office. and the american people look back on these 100 days and what do they see from this congress? but a blizzard of spending. we have seen a $1 trillion -- over $1 trillion stimulus package. an omnibus appropriations bill that we call for a freeze on

Bob Goodlatte

0:28:05 to 0:28:25( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: that instead will spend over $400 billion in spending. the stimulus package we called for something that spent half as much money and would have created twice as many jobs according to the economic projections that were relied upon. now the capstone of this first

Bob Goodlatte

0:28:26 to 0:28:46( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: 100 days is an unbelievable budget conference report that projects to spend more than $3.5 trillion this coming year and which forecasts budget deficits as far as the eye can see. much has been made about the fact that this year the budget deficit will be approximately

Bob Goodlatte

0:28:47 to 0:29:08( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: $1.7 trillion. but that includes the $1 trillion in spending. it includes the omnibus appropriations bill that we talk about here. yet at the end of this time the majority feels that it is worth boasting that we will have cut that deficit by 2/3 to more than $500 billion.

Bob Goodlatte

0:29:09 to 0:29:30( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: the entire history of our country our budget deficit has exceeded $500 billion only once or twice to this point. yet this budget plan projects $500 billion budget deficits for as far as the eye can see and raises our national debt over the next decade to more than $23 trillion.

Bob Goodlatte

0:29:31 to 0:29:53( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: we talk about these numbers like they are abstract concepts. $1 million is a stack of $1,000 bills four inches high. $1 trillion is a stack of $1,000 bills 65 miles high. for just this next year we project a deficit of more than

Bob Goodlatte

0:29:54 to 0:29:55( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: $1st2 trillion. 75 miles high up into outer

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