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House Proceeding on Jun 5th, 2008 :: 1:57:06 to 2:00:14
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Jeb Hensarling

1:56:49 to 1:57:06( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: roads, paving the way for new growth and new opportunity. i urge my colleagues to stand behind this responsible budget. it is the foundation of a safe country, a strong economy and future growth.

Mike Pence

1:57:06 to 1:57:17( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman yields back. the gentleman from texas. mr. hensarling: mr. speaker, at this time i'm pleased to recognize mr. jordan

Mike Pence

1:57:06 to 2:00:14( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mike Pence

Mike Pence

1:57:17 to 1:57:28( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: for two minutes. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes. mr. jordan: congress is a dysfunctional place. we can't pass a fisa law. we have $4 gas and we can't drill for

Mike Pence

1:57:28 to 1:57:38( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: more oil. in the face of a $10 trillion national debt, we have a budget in front of us that has the largest tax increase in history and has the largest budget in history. just doesn't make sense.

Mike Pence

1:57:38 to 1:57:56( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: in this time of economic uncertainty with record high energy prices, with the cost of food and fuel taking an increasing share of the family budget, congress has a moral responsibility, a

Mike Pence

1:57:56 to 1:58:12( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: moral responsibility to find ways to tighten its belt. congress should be laser focused on cutting wasteful and redundant funding in order to lower taxes to let families and business owners keep

Mike Pence

1:58:12 to 1:58:23( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: more of what they earn. this budget, the largest in human history, does exactly the opposite. it has the largest tax increase in history to pay for the largest spending in history. this budget

Mike Pence

1:58:23 to 1:58:40( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: spends $100,000 per second, $6 million per minute, $350 million an hour every day for the entire year. it spends more than $23,000 per family. again, a record amount. does the average american

Mike Pence

1:58:40 to 1:58:55( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: family feel they're getting their $23,000 worth from the federal government? sort of reminds me of the old will rogers that said, if we get all the government we pay for, look out. mr. speaker,

Mike Pence

1:58:55 to 1:59:09( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: this reckless, out of control spending is not only unneeded. it's put us on a path for economic disaster. i'll be the first to admit, the spending problem was not created overnight. in

Mike Pence

1:59:09 to 1:59:24( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: terms of real fiscal $2,000, congress has quadrupled over my lifetime with both parties sharing in the blame. our priorities has shifted from nation defense toward entitlement spending. it's become

Mike Pence

1:59:24 to 1:59:38( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: clear in congress the dials is set to spend. it's spend and tax. that's always the program. i think back to the amendments offered last year during the appropriations process. nine amendment that

Mike Pence

1:59:38 to 1:59:47( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: is would have saved $23 billion by simply asking federal agencies to do all things families have done, spend the previous year's amount. members of the majority said the sky would fall, the

Mike Pence

1:59:47 to 2:00:02( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: world would end if we can't increase it by two or three times. can i have 30 seconds? the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. jordan: government managed to survive on a

Mike Pence

2:00:02 to 2:00:14( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: continuing resolution, doing just that, living on the previous year's budget. if we can do it for three months, we can do it for a long time. we can save the taxpayers a lot of money. the

Rahm Emanuel

2:00:14 to 2:00:30( Edit History Discussion )

Rahm Emanuel: american people are tired of reckless spending that happens in the halls of their congress. they demand we stand up and do the right thing. i would urge my colleagues to join me in rejecting

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