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House Proceeding 05-21-08 on May 21st, 2008 :: 0:35:04 to 0:37:45
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Jerry McNerney

0:32:39 to 0:35:04( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jerry McNerney

Jerry McNerney

0:34:51 to 0:35:04( Edit History Discussion )

Jerry McNerney: pro tempore: the gentleman yields back his time. the gentleman from washington. mr. hastings: i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from new york. mr. arcuri:

Joseph Crowley

0:35:04 to 0:35:19( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: i yield two minutes to the gentleman from new yotlrk, mr. crowley. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. crowley: i think my friend from georgia needs responding to on the issue

Joseph Crowley

0:35:04 to 0:37:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joseph Crowley

Joseph Crowley

0:35:19 to 0:35:32( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: of the price of gas today. i want to point out, it's false to say, it's false that -- republicans not democrats advocated and tried to increase the gas tax on americans, offering legislation

Joseph Crowley

0:35:32 to 0:35:46( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: that would cost american drivers $800 million, that was a g.o.p. motion to recommit on august 4, 2007 that comes from the joint commission on tax. the fact is, not a single democrat, member

Joseph Crowley

0:35:46 to 0:36:00( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: of the democratic caucus supported the republican effort to increase the gas tax on american families. the fact is that the democratic leadership has not brought forward a bill to increase the gas

Joseph Crowley

0:36:00 to 0:36:14( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: tax on drivers, only your side of the aisle. another point, dealing with the pay-fors in this legislation, one of the pay-fors is worldwide interest allocation, would bring in $24 billion to

Joseph Crowley

0:36:14 to 0:36:30( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: help pay for what we're attempting to do here. i know the -- my friend, mr. hastings, was making reference to this that these are simply tax increases. the provision that we're talking about

Joseph Crowley

0:36:30 to 0:36:54( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: specifically, worldwide interest allocation, $29 billion, if so, this is a tax increase, i want to remind the gentleman that in h.r. 3221, the ways and means amendment to the democratic

Joseph Crowley

0:36:54 to 0:37:11( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: home ownership rescue bill, the same provision was included in that bill in which 95 members of your party supported it, including mr. hayes, mr. porter, mr. buchanan, mrs. capito, mr. delard,

Joseph Crowley

0:37:11 to 0:37:23( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: mr. louis, mr. lender, mr. walberg, mr. english, mr. fossella, mr. murphy. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for an additional minute. mr. crowley: mr. weller, mr. young.

Joseph Crowley

0:37:23 to 0:37:34( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: if these are tax increases, i want you to know, for the record, in the previous bill that passed this house, 95 members of your caucus -- caucus supported the identical provision that's in

Joseph Crowley

0:37:34 to 0:37:45( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: this bill. with that, yiled back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from washington. mr. hastings: i yield myself one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is

Doc Hastings

0:37:45 to 0:37:56( Edit History Discussion )

Doc Hastings: recognized. mr. hastings: let's set the record straight. we are talking about tax extenders. by definition, tax extenders mean we are extending existing tax relief for people. these are in

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