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House Proceeding 04-29-09 on Apr 29th, 2009 :: 2:40:55 to 2:42:44
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John Kline

2:40:51 to 2:41:11( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: almost $1 trillion of new debt and we're still seeing the wasteful, frivolous spending. mr. akin: there's this transparency promise. you know, that what's going on in washingt, d.c., the public should be able to see it. and you see this kind transparency promise and then, you know, when you take a look

John Kline

2:40:55 to 2:42:44( Edit History Discussion )
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John Kline

2:41:12 to 2:41:33( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: at what happened, the president first broke the promise on transparency in january when he signed this legislation which was not -- it was the lilly ledbetter fair pay act, it was passed on january 27 and he since continued the problem with these other state insurance, the

John Kline

2:41:34 to 2:41:54( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: schip bills, there wasn't five days. and the reason i'm mentioning this is because when we came to that supposedly stimulus bill, our staffs got that thing at 11:30 at night. and we're supposed to vote on a thousand-plus-page bill the very next day.

John Kline

2:41:55 to 2:42:15( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: i'm not a speed reader and my staff doesn't sit around at 11:30 awaiting for some announcement from the democrat party. i don't understand the transparaphernalia think? that situation. but i do -- transparaphernalia think? that situation -- transpar ensy in that situation -- trans parentsy in that situation.

John Kline

2:42:16 to 2:42:36( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: i understood it was more than the war in iraq for six years and more than the war in afghanistan added to it for seven years. i understand it is more than 250 aircraft carriers. we only have 11 of them. the debt service on it was nine aircraft carriers. and it's all money that we don't have. and so we've got a series,

John Kline

2:42:37 to 2:42:44( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: again, going to this 100 days, there's a lot of new records that are being set, particularly in the debt aa.

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