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House Proceeding 09-08-09 on Sep 8th, 2009 :: 2:41:10 to 2:43:25
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John R. Carter

2:41:07 to 2:41:27( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: or have others who are officially designated to do that look into it and let's get to the bottom of it. with that, i yield back to my friend from texas as i know there are others here wanting to speak. . mr. carter: i wa to point out

John R. Carter

2:41:10 to 2:43:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John R. Carter

John R. Carter

2:41:28 to 2:41:48( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: and say something that's very important. this weekend, i had a couple of opportunities where i was interviewed by national news organizations on television. one of the questions that was asked of me was at least there has been some inference this is a racially motivated situation

John R. Carter

2:41:49 to 2:42:10( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: that i'm in right here. and my statement and i'll stick to this statement because it's the truth. this issue is not about race. this issue is about responsibility. and meeting the responsibilities of this house. mr. rangel needs to meet his responsibilities.

John R. Carter

2:42:11 to 2:42:33( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: and quite frankly, the speaker of the house needs to meet her responsibilities. i'm referring you to the "buffalo news," rangel should resign. and it says -- tells us what we have been talking about. and it says, if he won't, speaker nancy pelosi needs to push him.

John R. Carter

2:42:34 to 2:42:54( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: last year he said he had $75,000 of reported income. rangel failed to report half a million in assets in 2007 and his net worth is twice what he claimed in 2008. the odds of simple error falls to near zero when it happens

John R. Carter

2:42:55 to 2:43:16( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: twice and both times in your financial favor. this is pelosi's -- she should give rangel a week to do the right thing and if he doesn't, she must. this is about responsibility and that's what we're talking about, being responsible to the rules

John R. Carter

2:43:17 to 2:43:26( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: of this house and to the rules of law. and now, there are two individuals here that have the opportunity to do what is right

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