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House Proceeding on May 22nd, 2008 :: 0:41:57 to 0:43:14
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Doris O. Matsui

0:40:11 to 0:41:57( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Doris O. Matsui

Doris O. Matsui

0:41:44 to 0:41:57( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: the gentlewoman yields back the balance of her time. the gentleman from washington. mr. hastings: mr. speaker, before i yield to the gentleman from california, i want to maknie this point, and

Doc Hastings

0:41:57 to 0:42:10( Edit History Discussion )

Doc Hastings: this is a very, very important point. yesterday, prior to taking up the veto override of the farm bill, the democrat leaders knew that title 3 was out of the bill. therefore, it was not a bill

Doc Hastings

0:41:57 to 0:43:14( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Doc Hastings

Doc Hastings

0:42:10 to 0:42:23( Edit History Discussion )

Doc Hastings: that had passed either house. therefore, the ultimate rule of this land, the constitution, was violated. it was at that point, mr. speaker, that there should have been discussions on how to

Doc Hastings

0:42:23 to 0:42:36( Edit History Discussion )

Doc Hastings: remedy this in a way, but there is no discussions on that. at least with the leaders on our side. and yet we went ahead with the action of overriding a veto, overriding a bill that the

Doc Hastings

0:42:36 to 0:42:50( Edit History Discussion )

Doc Hastings: house had not passed. that is what the facts were yesterday, and it was not brought to the full house's attention until the leaders on our side stood up after the vote to ask what the procedures

Doc Hastings

0:42:50 to 0:43:03( Edit History Discussion )

Doc Hastings: were for clarification. had we known that ahead of time we probably could have gone to regular order and resolved it in such a way that would be acceptable for all sides. with that, mr. speaker,

Doc Hastings

0:43:03 to 0:43:14( Edit History Discussion )

Doc Hastings: i am pleased to yield three minutes to the namesake of the bill that we are debating later on, the duncan hunter national defense authorization act. he served as chairman of the armed services

Duncan Hunter

0:43:14 to 0:43:25( Edit History Discussion )

Duncan Hunter: committee. he's been somebody that i looked up to my years in congress. he probably, if not the most knowledgeable person in this house on military affairs, he's certainly one of the

Duncan Hunter

0:43:14 to 0:45:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Duncan Hunter

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