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House Proceeding 07-30-08 on Jul 30th, 2008 :: 2:40:31 to 2:44:59
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Kevin McCarthy

2:38:53 to 2:40:31( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Kevin McCarthy

Kevin McCarthy

2:40:15 to 2:40:31( Edit History Discussion )

Kevin McCarthy: interest, and see whetherd we also in our day and a generation may not perform something worthy to be remembered. i submit to you my colleagues tonight and mtoadam speaker that that is

James Jordan

2:40:31 to 2:40:46( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: what we are attempting to do here d and now. not to produce something that we'll be'l remembered about but something worthy to be g remembered that we fought for this great country, the

James Jordan

2:40:31 to 2:44:59( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: James Jordan

James Jordan

2:40:46 to 2:41:02( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: resources that have alloweded us to be blessed and allowed us to expand our capabilities and allowed us to bless other nations all overon this globe because we used ocaur resources, rc we

James Jordan

2:41:02 to 2:41:15( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: built uplt our land and powers, and we have doneav something worthy to be remembered.o . i thank you for the opportunity. i look forwar d to sharing inr the ba nter back and forth about

James Jordan

2:41:15 to 2:41:31( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: reality tonight, but iut think th at would be beyond the facts and figures thatre i could put forth, probably most important thing i could put forward tonight and i yield back. mr. mccarthy:

James Jordan

2:41:31 to 2:41:45( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: i thank the gentleman from michigan as he ga tells stories of the suffering and the pain. as i said earlier, what did this democraticic congress do? voted tote adjourn jofor an entirere month. as

James Jordan

2:41:45 to 2:42:02( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: many dreamt about a summer vacation, many ,said no disneyland vacation. but as republicans, we don't sit back and just compltain. we believe that we can lead. when you l ook at congre ss, you o

James Jordan

2:42:02 to 2:42:18( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: look at the opinion polls, it's down at 9% . many across america are beginning to callin thish democratic-controlled congress the no-drill congress.l that we wo n't even bring up appropriations

James Jordan

2:42:18 to 2:42:34( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: bills. one of t he major jobs of this congress is toco fund government. 13 appropriation bills we are supposed to bring up, butu they're afraid of an amendment coming on the bill. he the amendment would

James Jordan

2:42:34 to 2:42:52( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: say, let's create an energ y plan.. and what would the enerhgy plan be? it would be all the above. it would expand solar. it would eoxpand wind. it w ould explore. . it would itgo beyond

James Jordan

2:42:52 to 2:43:06( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: for the new technologies at the same time and it would lower the price of pr gas and crea te an amaerican energy independent program that creates american jobs. you know, we ha ve other members

James Jordan

2:43:06 to 2:43:23( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: m from the fresh men class here with us tonight. u the next speaker, you may have heard him a little bit ago talking about the national guard in nevada and he continues that leadership now as he talks

James Jordan

2:43:23 to 2:43:38( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: to us about the energy, representing reno, carson city, the majority of nevada, coming from the 2nd districtdi, i yieldy to representative dean heller. mr. heller: i appreciate the comments and i appreciate

James Jordan

2:43:38 to 2:43:53( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: you putting this together. oud to be part of the q uarterly report that we have out here today and spend ssome time with the folks back home and what we're tanrying to do toto help them. and i

James Jordan

2:43:53 to 2:44:10( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: thank you again for putting us together. it's gre at to be able toa listen to the gentleman from michigan hi lk about thebo experiences he has in his district and we can do it with louisiana,

James Jordan

2:44:10 to 2:44:24( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: teiannessee, ohio and california.l but i wa nt to give you a couple of examples. i have a pretty halarge district. i joke with my colleagues about the distances i have to drive, 15 hours to get from onen

James Jordan

2:44:24 to 2:44:42( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: end of my district to another. i pr obably drive 500dr miles. this weekend i'mk driving out to another 500-mile drive. that's ok. the difficult part, as i try to meet c onstituents in my

James Jordan

2:44:42 to 2:44:59( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: district , every year, i try to travel as far as i can and the exorbitant cost it is just to visit my constituents has become incredible. cr i drove 50,000 miles this year r and had i done

Kevin McCarthy

2:44:59 to 2:45:14( Edit History Discussion )

Kevin McCarthy: it two years y ago in trying to visitt with my constitu ents, it would halve cost me $90,000 les00s. $90,000 extra to drive because of the inaction o f this particular co ngress. i want to put

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