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House Proceeding on Jun 19th, 2009 :: 0:36:40 to 0:39:10
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Virginia Foxx

0:36:37 to 0:36:57( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: our inability to deal with such things is exactly what makes it difficult for us to recognize that with that i yield the remaining time to the gentlelady. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentlewoman from north carolina, for what purpose do you rise? ms. foxx: thank you, mr. speaker. we need to fund equately our offices, the capitol police for

Virginia Foxx

0:36:40 to 0:39:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Virginia Foxx

Virginia Foxx

0:36:58 to 0:37:18( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: whom i have the greatest re congress, a real jewel for our country, but as my colleague from nevada said, american families are hurting and we're increasing spending 16% in this area over the past two years. and here are the problems that we're facing in this country

Virginia Foxx

0:37:19 to 0:37:39( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: right now which the american people are beginning to truly understand. we will have a $2 trillion deficit for f.y. 2009. the second traunch of the tarp was allowed to be spent, $350 billion.

Virginia Foxx

0:37:40 to 0:38:00( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: the stimulus package, which was h.r. 1, $787 billion, which was really over $1 trillion with the debt cost. the omnibus bill, which was $409 billion. that was the bill that funded appropriations for this year,

Virginia Foxx

0:38:01 to 0:38:21( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: couldn't pass last year in individual appropriations bills even though they were in charge of the congress. but -- and the budget increased total spending to $4 trillion in 2009 or 28% of g.d.p., the highest federal spending as a percentage of g.d.p. since

Virginia Foxx

0:38:22 to 0:38:44( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: world war ii. and now we have this additional increase which they're asking for. federal spending is out of control. somewhere we have got to put a stop to this. republicans offered 94 amendments yesterday which were

Virginia Foxx

0:38:45 to 0:39:08( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: designed to cut -- day before yesterday in the rules committee designed to cut federal spending. but we couldn't deal with that. the democrats cut off debate because they said it was going to take too much time to deal with this. apparently democrats can't spend the american people's

Virginia Foxx

0:39:09 to 0:39:10( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: money fast enough.

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