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House Proceeding 09-22-08 on Sep 22nd, 2008 :: 1:42:09 to 1:44:02
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Robert Matsui

1:41:51 to 1:42:09( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Matsui: maybe people won't be able to buy washing macinhines. mrs. bac bhmann: if the gentleman would yield? what that means is thatha $70070 billion translat es to 1/6 of the t american economy.

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:42:09 to 1:42:17( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: 18% of the american economy was transferred from your pocket at the pump overseas to people who don't like uske very much. now those co untries are enriched with $700 billion worth of american

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:42:09 to 1:44:02( Edit History Discussion )
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Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:42:17 to 1:42:26( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: money that could have t say ited here. you mentioned that you had the th -- stayed here . you mentioned that you had the largest washing machine plant inhi the united states. i have the largest

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:42:26 to 1:42:40( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: window manufact urer in my district. well, we all know what's happened with the mortgage industry and with the housing h industry. imagine the impact that that'sim made on this company

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:42:40 to 1:42:51( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: in my district for manufacturing window s.s. this is tremendously important. this is real. re this is real pain that s the american people are feeling and it is fueling this crisis that we're seeing

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:42:51 to 1:43:05( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: both on e main street and on wall street. i don't know abo ut you, but i'vei' gotten an earful when i'm home talking to my constituents and ti they want to know that they are t incredulous that the

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:43:05 to 1:43:19( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: democrat-controlled congress, le because again, republicans have not controlled congress for almost two years. mo the democrats have controlled congress. and under de mocrat control in ol two

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:43:19 to 1:43:30( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: years we have seen gas prices escalate 76%, that's right. gas prices have esgacalated 76% and we have seen the largest wealth transfer in american ca history go out of your pocket over to countries

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:43:30 to 1:43:42( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: that don't like us very much. how can we reverse that?n congressman latta, what would be the solution that we can reversese that so that we can keep americ an money right here in the ht economy

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:43:42 to 1:43:52( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: and start buying those american-made washing ws that are your district and american-made windows that are in myow district? >> you're absolutely rouight. we need self sufficientf -- self-sufficiency

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:43:52 to 1:44:02( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: on energy in this country. when it comes down to it, my district, i have, according to the nation al manufacturers, we re have the ninth largest number of manufacturing jo bs in the fifth ft

Robert Matsui

1:44:02 to 1:44:12( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Matsui: congress ional district in ohio. that's a lot of jobs that are all dependent on onel thing -- energy. you know when i go to my plants, o i try to go in plantrts every weekk when i'm home.

Robert Matsui

1:44:02 to 1:46:06( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Robert Matsui

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