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House Proceeding 04-29-09 on Apr 29th, 2009 :: 2:17:35 to 2:18:55
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John Kline

2:17:31 to 2:17:52( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: go up. because the american people are going to pay that tax and that means the middle class. mr. akin: let's take a look. what you're talking about is some of the promises the president started out by saying, i want to you hold our government accountable, i want to you hold me accountable. so what we've done here, i've got some slides. these are things -- things that

John Kline

2:17:35 to 2:18:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Kline

John Kline

2:17:53 to 2:18:13( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: are quotes out of the president's speeches. this one, as you recall, he says, i can make a firm pledge under my plan -- pledge. under my plan, no family making less than $250,000 will see any form of tax increase. now, when i heard that, i breathed a sigh of relief. by golly, i don't make

John Kline

2:18:14 to 2:18:34( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: $20,000. i don't need to worry about any tax -- $250,000. i don't need to worry about any tax increase. because he promised that. not your income tax, not your payroll tax, notour capital gains taxes, not any of your taxes. now he repeated this promise, as all of us in this chamber before

John Kline

2:18:35 to 2:18:55( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: us saying, hey, if you're making $250,000 aear, don't worry about paying any taxes and now you're getting me very upset, judge, because what you're telling me is, he's fixing, going put a tax on energy. and my family doesn't make any $250,000 a year, but we turn on light switches.

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