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House Proceeding 06-16-09 on Jun 16th, 2009 :: 0:30:55 to 0:32:15
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Dan Burton

0:30:52 to 0:31:14( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: american servicemen and women in harm's way. stand up for them. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the majority leader yields back. the gentleman from california. mr. lewis: i yield two minutes to my colleague from indiana, mr. burton. mr. burton: mr. speaker, i have great respect for the majority leader and he's very eloquent at

Dan Burton

0:30:55 to 0:32:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Dan Burton

Dan Burton

0:31:15 to 0:31:35( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: the microphone, but he forgot to mention a couple of things that i think the american people would like to know. 80% of this bill is helping the troops, but this is a wa supplemental. 100% should be helping our troops. in addition to that, he did not mention that this is a 22% reduction from what was in the supplemental last year.

Dan Burton

0:31:36 to 0:31:56( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: so we're actlly tting the funding to the troops by 22% over what we did last year and just expanding our operation into afghanistan. the people ought to get the whole picture, and the whole picture is that this is a war supplemental and it's being cut over what we spent last year for

Dan Burton

0:31:57 to 0:32:15( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: thsame type of legislation. now, he mentioned the international monetary fund, the $5 billion for that. this is a war supplemental and not an i.m.f. bill. it will create additional loaning capability and a few of the countries that will benefit from this with special drawing

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