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House Proceeding on Jul 17th, 2008 :: 2:37:58 to 2:41:25
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Mary Fallin

2:35:19 to 2:37:58( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mary Fallin

Mary Fallin

2:37:45 to 2:37:58( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Fallin: and let's produce energy.e i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from vermont. mr. we: i reserve my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from vermont reserves. the gentleman

Pete Sessions

2:37:58 to 2:38:09( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: from texas. mr. sessions: i will take from those words that the gentleman has no further speakers and would be interested in me closing at this tim i assume correctly and i thank the gentleman.

Pete Sessions

2:37:58 to 2:41:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Pete Sessions

Pete Sessions

2:38:09 to 2:38:22( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: since taking control of congress in 2007 this democratic congress has totally neglected its responsibilities to do constructive things to address the domestic supply issues that have created

Pete Sessions

2:38:22 to 2:38:35( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: today's skyrocketing gas prices. diesel prices and energy costs that the american families are facing and today, once again, they are proving to americans that they have a failure of leadership

Pete Sessions

2:38:35 to 2:38:49( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: and vision. mr. speaker, we'll see what happens when the august break comes around and our friends in the new democrat majority head home to find out how much home fuel prices are going to

Pete Sessions

2:38:49 to 2:39:07( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: spike with home heating fuel and we'll find out what happens in september when we come back from the break. so, to avoid that, mr. speaker, today i urge my colleagues to vote with me

Pete Sessions

2:39:07 to 2:39:33( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: to defeat the previous question so this house can finally consider, in july as opposed to september the rising energy costs. if the previous question is defeated, i will move to amend the rule

Pete Sessions

2:39:33 to 2:39:49( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: to allow for reconsideration of this house's consideration of h.r. 5984, h.r. 2208, h.r. 3089, h.r. 2493, h.r. 5656, h.r. 2279. mr. speaker, these may not be household understood names of bills,

Pete Sessions

2:39:49 to 2:40:00( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: but in september, the new democrat majority, after spending august at break, is going to find out they should have done something rather than doing nothing. on the rules committee, hours before

Pete Sessions

2:40:00 to 2:40:12( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: republicans were given a copy of today's legislation, the same amendment was defeated by the democrat majority by a party line vote. while i do have -- do not have a great deal of hope this

Pete Sessions

2:40:12 to 2:40:30( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: decrat majority will provide a better outcome than the one provided by my rules committee colleague, the vote on this previous question will allow every single member of this body, especially those

Pete Sessions

2:40:30 to 2:40:43( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: members of the much and often reported bipartisan working group on drilling to stand up for real solutions to this energy crisis. it's easier to do it in july than it will be in september. not

Pete Sessions

2:40:43 to 2:40:59( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: just ineffective restatements of current policy that do absolutely nothing to increase the production of american energy for consumers. i encourage everyone that believes that a comprehensive solution

Pete Sessions

2:40:59 to 2:41:12( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: to solving this energy crisis and achieving energy independence includes increasing the supply of american mortgage join me and to defeat this rule and the previous question. mr. speaker, i ask

Pete Sessions

2:41:12 to 2:41:25( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: unanimous consent to place the motion -- this motion and extraneous material in the record. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. sessions: and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker

Peter Welch

2:41:25 to 2:41:39( Edit History Discussion )

Peter Welch: pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from vermont. mr. welch: thank you, mr. speaker. first of all there is common agreement here. people are suffering. they cannot afford spending

Peter Welch

2:41:25 to 2:47:21( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Peter Welch

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