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House Proceeding 07-30-09 on Jul 30th, 2009 :: 0:02:10 to 0:04:35
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Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

0:02:06 to 0:02:27( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: clerk will report the motion. the clerk: mr. prix ling hughesen of new jersey moves to recommit the bill to the committee of appropriations with ordered to report the bill back to the house forthwith -- mr. frelinghuysen: i ask unanimous consent that the motion be rr ared -- considered

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

0:02:10 to 0:04:35( Edit History Discussion )
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Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

0:02:28 to 0:02:49( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: as read. the speaker pro tempore: is there objection? without objection, the gentleman will have five minu first, the house will come to order. the gentleman from new jersey is recognized for five minutes. mr. frelinghuysen: t motion to recmit i'm offering would restore funding originally included in the bill as reported by the appropriations

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

0:02:50 to 0:03:11( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: committee for advanced procurement for 12 f-22 aircraft and allow the program to move forward. it would also provide an additional $100 million for the army military personnel accounts. these increases are offset by cutting $400 million in unrequested funds for the presidential helicopter, a troubled program that the

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

0:03:12 to 0:03:32( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: president himself has proposed to eliminate. my motion to recommit is consistent with the recently passed defense authorization bill which recognized the continued vital need for the f-22 by authorizing an additional f-22 aircraft and at the same time did not authorize additional funding for the

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

0:03:33 to 0:03:53( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: president's helicopter. mr. spear, the house is not in order. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is correct. the house will be in order. will members please take their conversations to the cloakroom. the gentleman from new jersey. mr. frelinghuysen: while much is made of the president's threatened veto of the bill over the f-22, the fact of the

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

0:03:54 to 0:04:14( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: matter is the president also reatened to veto over funding for the presidential helicopter. while i appreciate the president has a role in this process, it is congress, not the president, that has the power of the purse. i do not believe we should simply take the president's budget proposal and rubber stamp it. in addition, my motion to

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

0:04:15 to 0:04:36( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: recommit begins to fill a known funding shortfall in the army military personnel account this is a will result from secretary gates' recent decision to increase the total army n strength by 22,000 troops to support the administration's afghanistan policy my motion would also leave intact the additional funds added in the murtha amendment for four of

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