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House Proceeding 06-24-09 on Jun 24th, 2009 :: 2:03:00 to 2:05:00
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John J. Jr.Duncan

2:02:56 to 2:03:16( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: long-term. and this time next year, we will expect to have a much bett analysis to know what the long-term prospects should be. with that, i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from tennessee. mr. duncan: i'll close by saying i appreciate the comments by the chairman of the subcommittee,

John J. Jr.Duncan

2:03:00 to 2:05:00( Edit History Discussion )
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John J. Jr.Duncan

2:03:17 to 2:03:38( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: for whom have the greatest and deepest respect. i served on the conference committee that created the t.s.a. and i do believe that aviation security is very important and i do believe that this bi in that respect. but i also know that the air marshals service has a

John J. Jr.Duncan

2:03:39 to 2:04:00( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: horrendous record so far. when you think of the very few arrests that they've made, it comes out to about $200 million per arrest. and i can't think really of any department or agency in the federal government that does less good with more money than this agency, and yet, in spite

John J. Jr.Duncan

2:04:01 to 2:04:21( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: of that, i'm not trying to eliminate the agency. i'm not trying to cut its funding. all i've done by this amendment is advocate a freeze that would save a little over $40 million. and if we can't do that, really, we can't do anything that is truly fiscally conservative in

John J. Jr.Duncan

2:04:22 to 2:04:42( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: this congress. when we recently raised our national debt limit to over $13 trillion, we need to start taking a few baby steps like this. i urge my colleagues to support my amendment. and i yield back. the chair: the gentleman yields

John J. Jr.Duncan

2:04:43 to 2:05:00( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: back the balance of his time. the gentleman from north carolina. mr. price: i yield the remainder of my time. the chair: the question is on the amendment offered by the gentleman from tennessee. those in favor say aye.. opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, the noes have it. the gentleman from tennessee. mr. duncan: i request a recorded

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