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House Proceeding 07-09-09 on Jul 9th, 2009 :: 1:54:15 to 1:54:55
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Anthony D. Weiner

1:54:12 to 1:54:32( Edit History Discussion )

Anthony D. Weiner: to exercise his presidential authority. i ink that's a step too far. i think it's wrong. i think we should reject the amendment. mr. weiner: i guess the question is, what are we doing here? i think what we're doing with this entire bill is saying what we, the representatives of the country, who have the pow our the -- of the purse, think should and should not be in the

Anthony D. Weiner

1:54:15 to 1:54:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Anthony D. Weiner

Anthony D. Weiner

1:54:33 to 1:54:54( Edit History Discussion )

Anthony D. Weiner: bill. what's the purpose of doing that if year after year after year despite the preferences of this congress, member -- presidents, democrat and republican alike, say, we don't really care what members of congress say. what is this exercise for? why not have just one giant waiver authority on everything and say, we don't want to tie his hands. we do want to tie his hands.

Anthony D. Weiner

1:54:55 to 1:54:55( Edit History Discussion )

Anthony D. Weiner: 319 of us say, we do want to

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