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House Proceeding 07-08-09 on Jul 8th, 2009 :: 0:30:15 to 0:32:15
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Kevin Brady

0:30:11 to 0:30:32( Edit History Discussion )

Kevin Brady: stop the inflationary trend. that's what's going to happen again if we don't get control of spending. this is the wrong approach we need to cut spending instead blowing th money. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from north carolina will reserve, the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. mcgovern: i have no speaker, i reserve time.

Kevin Brady

0:30:15 to 0:32:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Kevin Brady

Kevin Brady

0:30:33 to 0:30:53( Edit History Discussion )

Kevin Brady: the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from north carolina. ms. foxx: thank you, mr. speaker, i'd like to yield four minutes to -- i'd like to yield two minutes to our colleague from texas, mr. brady. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas is recognized for two minutes. mr. brady: thank you, mr. speaker.

Kevin Brady

0:30:54 to 0:31:15( Edit History Discussion )

Kevin Brady: the underlying bill contains unnessary and i think counterproductive provision banning the importation of poultry from china. the provision has no food safety basis but american jobs and puts at risk at least $350 million of american poultry sales to china that that country will

Kevin Brady

0:31:16 to 0:31:37( Edit History Discussion )

Kevin Brady: reportedly block in retaliation. the gentleman from georgia, mr. kingston, offered an amendment to strike this dangerous provision, but the majority refused, unfortunately, to make it in order this provision will effectively cut off a huge export market for our farmers while leaving unchanged the amount of poultry we import

Kevin Brady

0:31:38 to 0:31:58( Edit History Discussion )

Kevin Brady: from china, zero, by the because of our already strong food safety protections. even america's poultry industry don't support this provision, even those who would benefit, supposedly, don't support this. i would like to submit a letter from a wide range of organizations opposed to this.

Kevin Brady

0:31:59 to 0:32:16( Edit History Discussion )

Kevin Brady: the white house has registered concerns with the provision. i support science-based oversight of food safety, but this provision will backfire, it will hurt american farmers without any effect on food safety.

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