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House Proceeding 06-19-09 on Jun 19th, 2009 :: 0:08:50 to 0:11:15
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Kevin McCarthy

0:08:33 to 0:08:54( Edit History Discussion )

Kevin McCarthy: been amplely shown, amply shown in 2007 and because we were unable to reach over 2 1/2 months on agreement on time constraints that the only way you're going to allow us tget our work done is if we limit the time frame in which we can act. i yield back. .

Kevin McCarthy

0:08:50 to 0:11:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Kevin McCarthy

Kevin McCarthy

0:08:55 to 0:09:16( Edit History Discussion )

Kevin McCarthy: mr. mccarthy: i thank the gentleman. that is our desire as well. knowing when we talk about time, we believe we can get our work done as well, but only been in this house 2.5 years and knowing when we brought the stimulus and knowing about time, somebody rushed the bill, there were

Kevin McCarthy

0:09:17 to 0:09:38( Edit History Discussion )

Kevin McCarthy: a.i.g. bonuses. i think the american people believe it's ok to have checks and balanc on the floor and ok to have some amendments on the bill process. i ask my good friend when he brought up the number of amendments, the thing that i would recall, though, this is in

Kevin McCarthy

0:09:39 to 0:09:59( Edit History Discussion )

Kevin McCarthy: a world of pre-printing and deal with pre-printing of amendments, there are numerous that you submit, but will not come to the floor, but like the debate when we started this week. even though a 100 amendments, that's not the number we'll take

Kevin McCarthy

0:10:00 to 0:10:20( Edit History Discussion )

Kevin McCarthy: up. and talking about an agreement, that came to pass af had started. and i would think andhe idea of making sure the best products come out of this floor, that a time idea is not when you start the bill, but look to where the process is and how would it be

Kevin McCarthy

0:10:21 to 0:10:41( Edit History Discussion )

Kevin McCarthy: wrong to have a debate. in the legislative branch, only had one amendment. we had one chance at a motion to recommit, which we were able to save money and people came together and said, yes, we can do better.

Kevin McCarthy

0:10:42 to 0:11:02( Edit History Discussion )

Kevin McCarthy: how much more money could we have saved had we had that opportunity to offer it? if we did have an open rule and we talked about maybe taking away the pre-printing, maybe we could be faster in the process. and looking at history, what happened this week, we could

Kevin McCarthy

0:11:03 to 0:11:16( Edit History Discussion )

Kevin McCarthy: have gotten through faster with an open rule. i ask the gentleman, when he talks about having a closed structure in the process, is there any assurance you will agree to that plan or have an open rule?

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