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House Proceeding 07-22-09 on Jul 22nd, 2009 :: 0:41:55 to 0:44:20
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Ed Whitfield

0:41:52 to 0:42:12( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Whitfield: basically is a situation where we commit all the fiscal crimes then outlaw them after they've the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. mr. ryan: i yield myself an additional 10 seconds. we sweep under the rug a new stimulus, new cap and tax system, then a brand new health care bill.

Ed Whitfield

0:41:55 to 0:44:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Ed Whitfield

Ed Whitfield

0:42:13 to 0:42:35( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Whitfield: this is a bitter pill to swallow for the american taxpayer. with that, mr. speaker, i yield two minutes to the gentleman from kentucky, mr. whitfield. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes. mr. whitfield: i thank the gentleman if for yieing and the great work he does on the budget committee. almost every economist today will tell you they're very much concerned about the future

Ed Whitfield

0:42:36 to 0:42:58( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Whitfield: viability of america, primarily because of the ever-increasing debt we face in this country. i am pleased today that we are simply here discussing pay-go though because it is such an important concept. i would also point out that the reason that i'm not supporting the democrats' pay-go

Ed Whitfield

0:42:59 to 0:43:20( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Whitfield: recommendation is primarily because it exempts 40% of the budget, all of the discretionary spending from pay-go rules and requirements. it's also important for us to realize that in the 110th congress, the pay-go rule was

Ed Whitfield

0:43:21 to 0:43:42( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Whitfield: waived 12 times, exempting $420 billion fromonoffset deficit increases. i look forward to the gentleman from wisconsin's substitute bill that will be debated later today but i would like to point out i introduced this afternoon a resolution that would change the house rules and require a

Ed Whitfield

0:43:43 to 0:44:03( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Whitfield: point of order on any waiving of a pay-go rule by the rules committee so that if a bill comes to the floor and it has waived pay-go, any member could make a point of order and they would require a vote on the house floor before that waiver could take effect. in coon collusion, i would simply like to -- in

Ed Whitfield

0:44:04 to 0:44:20( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Whitfield: conclusion, i would simply like to say, i can't think of a more important subject to be debating today than pay-go because the major challenge long-term debt and ever-increasing debt we face. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the

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