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House Proceeding 05-21-09 on May 21st, 2009 :: 0:32:45 to 0:34:20
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John M. McHugh

0:32:30 to 0:32:53( Edit History Discussion )

John M. McHugh: i urge my colleagues to vote in favor of this conference report and yield back my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from new york. the gentleman from new york ready to close? mr. mchugh: yes, mr. speaker, we have no further speakers. so with the majority's permission, i'll just say a few words in closing.

John M. McHugh

0:32:45 to 0:34:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John M. McHugh

John M. McHugh

0:32:54 to 0:33:14( Edit History Discussion )

John M. McHugh: i would be remiss if i did not send my best wishes, appreciation and expression of admiration to our senate colleagu, particularly senators levin and mccain who led the fight on acquisition reform, as i noted to them in a meeting we had with the president of the white house they really did help us hear

John M. McHugh

0:33:15 to 0:33:35( Edit History Discussion )

John M. McHugh: the call to arms on this initiative and as we went forward, they were true and very active and very productive partners in making sure we could reach a conference report that truly does, as the bill before us speaks very clearly toward, embody the best

John M. McHugh

0:33:36 to 0:33:57( Edit History Discussion )

John M. McHugh: provisions of the house bill and the senate bill. lastly, i want to add my words of deep appreciation to those who day in and day out make our committee and ultimately make every committee in the house of representatives work and that is our invaluable staff people, as all the otherpeakers have mentioned. i've said in the past they

John M. McHugh

0:33:58 to 0:34:19( Edit History Discussion )

John M. McHugh: labor quietly in the shadows and we're able to step out in the sunlight they provide through their hard work and bask in their glory and their hand print and their diligence and terrific effort is in every line of this bill, so in closing, i would simply say again, congratulations to my friend and distinguished chair, mr. skelton, and strongl

John M. McHugh

0:34:20 to 0:34:21( Edit History Discussion )

John M. McHugh: all of our members to step

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