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House Proceeding 06-04-09 on Jun 4th, 2009 :: 0:24:55 to 0:27:30
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Pete Sessions

0:24:54 to 0:25:14( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: nee, swaziland, and lesotho, as countries that do not provide paid leave. this is an opportunity for this body that constantly talks about family values to show they truly do value families and provide paid leave, four week, building on the 12 weeks of unpaid leave, that families can have support in this critical time of the birth,

Pete Sessions

0:24:55 to 0:27:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Pete Sessions

Pete Sessions

0:25:15 to 0:25:35( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: adoption, or fostering of a child. i believe my time has expired. i urge a yes vote on the rule underlying bill. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady yields back. the gentleman from texas. mr. sessions: thank you, madam speaker. madam speaker we had two wonderful speakers on the majority said tell us, i think

Pete Sessions

0:25:36 to 0:25:56( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: they were contradicting each other, one said, it only costs $100 million a year. another speaker said, there's no cost. as a matter of fact, pay-go says there's nothing to it. well, maybe the pay-go rules of this house tell you what the congressional budget office says. their cost estime.

Pete Sessions

0:25:57 to 0:26:17( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: congressional budget office says five years, $938 million. $938 million. almost $1 billion over five years. that's real money. oh, no. no, no, no. you've got it wrong. we are already going to give them the money anyway, so it

Pete Sessions

0:26:18 to 0:26:38( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: doesn'cost anymore. that's not reality. that's not the way it works. c.b.o. is right, $938 billion over five years. we had our president just maybe three weeks ago, four weeks ago, say, after spending this -- all these trillions of dollars, the president said,

Pete Sessions

0:26:39 to 0:27:02( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: i'm going to ask my budget to cut a whopping $100 million from all their budgets across government. $100 million. that is this bill, just for one year. as the gentleman says, just one year. with the bottom line is, it's

Pete Sessions

0:27:05 to 0:27:25( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: $938 billion over five years. ways. you can't try and explain to the american people that you're really trying to do something good for them, but turn around and make it more difficult. i think our friends that are on the majority party don't understand that you just can't sneak up here to washington and

Pete Sessions

0:27:26 to 0:27:30( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: do this and get away with it back home. people are going to pay attention to this madam

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