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House Proceeding 07-22-09 on Jul 22nd, 2009 :: 1:22:45 to 1:24:15
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Paul Ryan

1:22:43 to 1:23:05( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Ryan: wanted to change those numbers, you would have to have a 2/3 vote in each house to do that. mr. ryan: that's correct. mr. spratt: there would be cumbersome conditions on the house if we find ourselves in economic reversal. mr. ryan: we need to have a tough enforcement regime so a simple regular majority doesn't

Paul Ryan

1:22:45 to 1:24:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan

1:23:06 to 1:23:27( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Ryan: waive these spending caps. may i inquire how much time remains? the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from wisconsin has 22 minutes remaing. the gentleman from south carolina has 27 minutes remaing. mr. ryan: i yield myself one minute. the reason we have a super majority vote in congress to break these caps is we want to

Paul Ryan

1:23:28 to 1:23:49( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Ryan: make it very difficult, you can never fully tie the hands of future congresses. we want to make sure we put this in place, a system in place with binding caps that are tough to circumvent, backed up with seesters so congress makes the tough choices,

Paul Ryan

1:23:50 to 1:24:10( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Ryan: prioritizes spending and we live within our means and we have a process in place that forces us to focus us on the problem. the problem is spending is out of control, deficits are out of control, borrowing is out of control. and we do not want a process which we believe your pay-go system does to simply always going to raising taxes.

Paul Ryan

1:24:11 to 1:24:15( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Ryan: the american people are paying more taxes. we don't need to raise their

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