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House Proceeding on Jul 31st, 2009 :: 3:35:30 to 3:36:55
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Jeff Flake

3:35:26 to 3:35:46( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: and i look forward to working with you in the future in order to make sure that we have a win-win here for renewable e vehicles. thank you. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yids back the balance of his time. the gentleman from california. mr. lewis: mr. speaker, i yield two minutes to the gentleman from arizona, mr. flake. the speaker pro tempore: the

Jeff Flake

3:35:30 to 3:36:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Flake

Jeff Flake

3:35:47 to 3:36:08( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: gentleman from arizona is recognized for two minutes. mr. flake: i won't take two minutes. i have to say i thought i had heard it all until i came to the floor today. somebody said earlier, this bill is a success. ford motor company loves it. i think that that's self-evident. but i think that there are taxpayers around the country who are wondering why we're taking $2 billion more from them to decide which industry

Jeff Flake

3:36:09 to 3:36:31( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: here is going to get a break. we decided to give out free money and now we're surprised wh people take advantage of it and love the program. i mean, that's the nature of human nature. if you're given free money, you like it and you want more. and that's what this program is. why are we deciding to aid this sector and not another? if you're mr. or mrs.

Jeff Flake

3:36:32 to 3:36:52( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: businessman across the country, you've got to be wondering if we have lost our minds here by saying we're going to continue to give out more money just for this industry but not help the others. i just -- i don't understand this process and how we can bring this up this quickly but an appropriations committee that can bring a defense bill to the floor in 18 minutes for

Jeff Flake

3:36:53 to 3:36:55( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: a markup that has more than

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