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House Proceeding on Jun 12th, 2009 :: 0:11:05 to 0:12:25
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Virginia Foxx

0:10:54 to 0:11:14( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: from the temptation to squander limited funds on be -- objectives unrelated to the conflicts in afghanistan and iraq. how do we claimo be responsible stewards of the taxpayers' money when congress can't pass an emergency supplemental for our combat forces without loading it up like a christmas tree? thank you, mr. chairman. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the

Virginia Foxx

0:11:05 to 0:12:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Virginia Foxx

0:11:15 to 0:11:36( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: gentlewon from north carolina rise? ms. foxx: permission to address the house for one minute. without objection. ms. foxx: thank you, mr. speaker. the democrats' climate change, quote, compromise, unquote bill passed by the energy and commerce committee is still a job killer that will hit every american with a national energy tax. this plan will have a devastating impact on the price

Virginia Foxx

0:11:37 to 0:11:59( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: at the pump and utility bills across the country. one estimate for a similar proposal found that families would pay more than $3,100 a year in extra energy costs. representative john dingell said it best. nobody in this country realizes that tax and trade is a tax and it's a great big one, end quote. even the president admitted that his energy plan would

Virginia Foxx

0:12:00 to 0:12:20( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: cause energy prices to "necessarily skyrocket," and that the costs will be passed on to consumers. various estimates suggest anywhere between 1.8 million and 7 million american jobs could be lost. manufacturing jobs will relocate to countries with less stringent environmental regulations like china and india, inflicting gder harm

Virginia Foxx

0:12:21 to 0:12:26( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: on american families and small businesses while doing even greater damage to the environment. the american people know we can

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