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House Proceeding on Jun 12th, 2008 :: 0:05:13 to 0:06:23
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Tim Murphy

0:03:25 to 0:05:13( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tim Murphy

Tim Murphy

0:05:03 to 0:05:13( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Murphy: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. wu: thank you, madam speaker. it is no wonder that the only republican solution to our record high gas prices is

David Wu

0:05:13 to 0:05:21( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: more drilling. who would expect anything less when two former oil executives occupy the white house? the pro blem is that this has been the republican energy plan for the last seven years.

David Wu

0:05:13 to 0:06:23( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: David Wu

David Wu

0:05:21 to 0:05:31( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: it's created -- it was created in secret by vice president cheney and oil executives and it's responsible for the record high oil prices that we all face at the pump today. republicans claim that

David Wu

0:05:31 to 0:05:45( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: we could lower the price at the pump if we would only approve more and more drilling leases. that's their rhetoric.c. here are the facts. oil companies do not need new areas to drill.

David Wu

0:05:45 to 0:05:54( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: they need to focus on areas that are already open to them. of the 42 million acres of federal land currently leased by oil and gas companies, only two million is being drilled. madam speaker,

David Wu

0:05:54 to 0:06:06( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: if the republican claims about more drilling are correct, why aren't they demanding big oil explore drilling on the 30 million acres of federal land that are already open to them but that they

David Wu

0:06:06 to 0:06:15( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: refuse to explore? the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from california rise? >> madam speaker, i ask unanimous consent to address the

David Wu

0:06:15 to 0:06:23( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for one minute. >> madam speaker, two years ago, my colleagues on the other side of the aisle told the american

Ken Calvert

0:06:23 to 0:06:37( Edit History Discussion )

Ken Calvert: people they had a commonsense plan to bring down gas prices. unfortunately, we still haven't seen this commonsense plan, so i'd like to offer my own. this is a drill bit. drill bit goes

Ken Calvert

0:06:23 to 0:07:27( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Ken Calvert

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