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House Proceeding 06-17-09 on Jun 17th, 2009 :: 1:00:05 to 1:02:35
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Bob Goodlatte

1:00:01 to 1:00:21( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: bipartisan way to address the needs of members on both sides of the aisle and we can do it in a bipartisan way. vote no. th gentleman yields back the balance of his time. e gentlewoman from new york. ms. slaughter: may i inquire of my colleague from florida if he has any further speakers? mr. diaz-balart: yes. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from florida. mr. diaz-balart: mr. speaker, i

Bob Goodlatte

1:00:05 to 1:02:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Bob Goodlatte

Bob Goodlatte

1:00:22 to 1:00:42( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: yield two minuteso the distinguished gentleman from virginia, mr. goodlatte. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from virginia is recognized for two minutes. mr. goodlatte: i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: witho objection. mr. goodlatte: mr. speaker, it's not surprising to me that the chairman of th rules committee continues to reserve her time in that there are few democrats who have come down to the floor to

Bob Goodlatte

1:00:43 to 1:01:04( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: defend this terrible rule or this embarrassing bill that the rule brings to the floor. it's a disgrace what happened last night after only a few minutes of debate, legitimate debate on legitimate amendments, the majority moves to rise, goes back to the rules committee, and writes a rule that slams down

Bob Goodlatte

1:01:05 to 1:01:26( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: more than 80 republican amendments, a number of democratic amendments, too. but far more republican amendments without any consideration whatsoever. have heard from some of those speakers here just in the last few minutes. people who had good, sound amendments to offer. but i'd like to talk about the overall bill. that's my concern.

Bob Goodlatte

1:01:27 to 1:01:49( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: this bill spends $64.31 billion, an1.7% increase. where is that money coming from? every penny of that increase is going to be borrowed. in fact, the budget that the democrats adopted for this coming year, that this appropriation bill is a part of, spends $1.2 trillion more than

Bob Goodlatte

1:01:50 to 1:02:10( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: is coming in in revenues. $3.6 trillion in expenditures, $2.4 trillion in revenues coming in. a $1.2 trillion deficit in one year. you know until this year, we have never had a single year in our nation's history when we have had more than a $500

Bob Goodlatte

1:02:11 to 1:02:31( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: billion deficit. $500 billion is a staggering amount of money. yet the budget they just adopted for the next 10 years, every single year exceeds $550 billion, rising at the end of the 10 years to about $700 billion. year after year after year,

Bob Goodlatte

1:02:32 to 1:02:36( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: doubling our national debt and putting our country in great jeopardy.

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