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House Proceeding 05-21-08 on May 21st, 2008 :: 3:34:11 to 3:36:05
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Jim McDermott

3:33:54 to 3:34:11( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: i am going to let mr. levin have two minutes. mr. levin is recognized for two minutes. the speaker pro tempore:ea the gentleman from michigan is recognized for two minutes. without objection, so

Sander M. Levin

3:34:11 to 3:34:26( Edit History Discussion )

Sander M. Levin: ordered. mr. levin: this legislation has vital energy provisions, vital. it has important tax provisions including the r&d tax credit. so here we hear the republicans opposing it. they did not know

Sander M. Levin

3:34:11 to 3:36:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Sander M. Levin

Sander M. Levin

3:34:26 to 3:34:45( Edit History Discussion )

Sander M. Levin: how to govern effectively when they were in the majority, and they're showing today they don't know how to oppose effectively when they're in the minority. they criticize pay-go. their creed

Sander M. Levin

3:34:45 to 3:35:09( Edit History Discussion )

Sander M. Levin: is pay-no. they don't want to pay for anything. they oppose a tax provision to close a loophole, an egregious one, and they call that a tax increase. they say this is their principle.

Sander M. Levin

3:35:09 to 3:35:26( Edit History Discussion )

Sander M. Levin: don't pay for extending current tax law. even though the reason it meets its end is because they didn't want to extend it a few years ago and increase the deficit. what ill-logic. they say

Sander M. Levin

3:35:26 to 3:35:44( Edit History Discussion )

Sander M. Levin: do more right now for the a.m.t. but don't pay for it. we're going to keep working on the a.m.t. we're going to keep trying to pay for it. the reason this may not succeed in the senate is because

Sander M. Levin

3:35:44 to 3:35:55( Edit History Discussion )

Sander M. Levin: of the minority republicans and in the white house. i think the public is tired of this blockade. we'll keep moving ahead, and i hope with success. it's time to act. i hope there will be some

Sander M. Levin

3:35:55 to 3:36:05( Edit History Discussion )

Sander M. Levin: minority support for this bill. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from louisiana. mr. mccrery: mr. speaker, i yield two minutes to the

Kevin Brady

3:36:05 to 3:36:18( Edit History Discussion )

Kevin Brady: gentleman from texas, mr. brady, distinguished member of the ways and means committee. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas is recognized for two minutes. mr. brady: thank you, mr.

Kevin Brady

3:36:05 to 3:39:11( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Kevin Brady

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