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House Proceeding 06-25-09 on Jun 25th, 2009 :: 0:32:40 to 0:35:20
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Devin Nunes

0:32:36 to 0:32:56( Edit History Discussion )

Devin Nunes: isn't right. madam speaker, i would like to yield two minutes to a distinguished colleague from california, mr. nunes. the speaker pro teore: the gentleman from california is recognized f two minutes. mr. nunes: 636 days and counting, this is the number of days that have past since i asked the democrats to take direct action and avoid

Devin Nunes

0:32:40 to 0:35:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Devin Nunes

Devin Nunes

0:32:57 to 0:33:17( Edit History Discussion )

Devin Nunes: destruction of the san joaquin valley. instead, 636 days of inaction. 636 days of a manmade drought, a california dust bowl. last week, there was a close vote. apparently, took for the democrat -- too close for the

Devin Nunes

0:33:18 to 0:33:40( Edit History Discussion )

Devin Nunes: democrat leadership. administration from taking additional measures to starve the people of the san joaquin valley of water. we will not risk the possibility of defeat again. no mistakes this time. no vote will be allowed on the vote this week on my amendment to the interior bill. the hypocrisy of this situation

Devin Nunes

0:33:41 to 0:34:01( Edit History Discussion )

Devin Nunes: is that the democrat majority champions working families. but in reality, it's just backing the radical environmental element in this country. for the san aquin valley, the democrats in this house have chosen three-inch minnows over working families.

Devin Nunes

0:34:02 to 0:34:22( Edit History Discussion )

Devin Nunes: what we are witnessing is the greatest assembly in the history of the world starving its citizens of water, who tortures the innocent just to stay in power. make no mistake, raw power is what we're witnessing, power that injuries and wounds, exersed at the highest level

Devin Nunes

0:34:23 to 0:34:43( Edit History Discussion )

Devin Nunes: of this government, straight from the obama white house and the democrat leadership in this congress. they will say anything and do anything to keep power. their victims are my constituents, the people of the san joaquin valley, who have done nothing to deserve this cruelty at the hands of this government.

Devin Nunes

0:34:44 to 0:35:04( Edit History Discussion )

Devin Nunes: the clock is ticking. there is very little time left. this congress must act and act now. at this moment, madam speaker, members of this body are at the white house having a luau. and in the meantime, there's 40,000 people without jobs in the san joaquin valley because

Devin Nunes

0:35:05 to 0:35:21( Edit History Discussion )

Devin Nunes: of the inaction by the democrats in this congress. come back, stop the luau, stop the partying and come back and vote no on this rule and allow amendment on this bill to bring

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