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House Proceeding 09-17-07 on Sep 17th, 2007 :: 0:29:18 to 0:32:20
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Hilda L. Solis

0:25:14 to 0:29:18( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Hilda L. Solis

Hilda L. Solis

0:29:06 to 0:29:18( Edit History Discussion )

Hilda L. Solis: country. i thank you and yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. for what purpose does the gentleman from indiana rise? . >> mr. s peaker, nobody

Dan Burton

0:29:18 to 0:29:30( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: wanonts tax increases, and the tax increase right now would igbe detrimental to the economy of the united states. in fact, the treasury secretary that his it would be i disastrous. it

Dan Burton

0:29:18 to 0:32:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Dan Burton

Dan Burton

0:29:30 to 0:29:44( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: would put the economy intuto a tailin. chairman rangel of the ways and means committee recently triited to use as a wedge thewe a.m.t., the alternative minimum tax as a a way to create a new

Dan Burton

0:29:44 to 0:30:00( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: n system down t he road that would raise billions and billions of doldolars in new taxes across this country. as matter of fact, they tewould raise the top tax rate on capital gains to

Dan Burton

0:30:00 to 0:30:15( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: 36%ns. they would raise on people makmaing over $200, $000 a year, raise their tax rate to 36%, and these tax increases -se- increases would be absolutely devastating to the people of

Dan Burton

0:30:15 to 0:30:28( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: this country and to th ce commeff this country. what concerns me is that chairman rangele in -- i rangel in 1996 had an opportunity to t vote a gainst the alternative minimum tax. but he v oted

Dan Burton

0:30:28 to 0:30:42( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: for it.or now he's sa ying that he is against it and using it as a wedge to get other taxes increased. over the next 10 years, it will il result in billions and billions of dolls in new tax

Dan Burton

0:30:42 to 0:30:52( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: increases for the people of this country. tonight i would like to enter ul into the record some statements made by grover noquist and bob novak, a column that hk,e wrote today, so the people

Dan Burton

0:30:52 to 0:31:02( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: will be aware of what's coming about. explaining all of these tax changes is very difficuls t in five minutes. it's very difficult fo vr the people o f this country to tr understand. but i just

Dan Burton

0:31:02 to 0:31:13( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: want the peoplest of this country to know that the democrats are planning to use the a.m.t. as a wedge so that they can raise taxes across the board and hit everybody, and it's going to hurt the

Dan Burton

0:31:13 to 0:31:24( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: economy of this country and hurts every american taxpayer. so all i'd like to say is the ik american people need to know this. i'm pum tting this in the record. . and i hope that everybody

Dan Burton

0:31:24 to 0:31:35( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: will read t his. everybody wants to do awoday with the alternative minimum tax on ni our side of the aisle. but we want to do it cleanly we want to get it done. at the very least we should reduce it

Dan Burton

0:31:35 to 0:31:44( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: over's period of timere so it goes away but they're using it a s a wedge so they can raise more taxes in the next 10 years and it will be very detrimental to the american economy. with that,

Dan Burton

0:31:44 to 0:32:03( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: without objection the gentleman's extraneous material will be entered into the record. who seeks time?  ? >> mr. speak er,

Dan Burton

0:32:03 to 0:32:20( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: i -- i have a business in the district making di it impossibl e for me to remain here for the next hour. i'm about to go to the senate floor tomorrow though as there ug is a test on whether

Eleanor Holmes Norton

0:32:20 to 0:32:36( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: there will be a filibuster on the d.cib. voting rights bill, even as d.c. residents are on the ground in iraq fighting. even as i have g one to funerals at arlington cemetery becausone of this

Eleanor Holmes Norton

0:32:20 to 0:37:58( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Eleanor Holmes Norton

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