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House Proceeding 09-23-08 on Sep 23rd, 2008 :: 1:12:42 to 1:19:25
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Keith Ellison

1:09:16 to 1:12:42( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Keith Ellison

Keith Ellison

1:12:24 to 1:12:42( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: when you haven't missed a single payment. s mr. speaker, i want to thank chairwoman maloney, again, for her valiant advocacy and this does need to be part of the rescue package. the speake

Pete Sessions

1:12:42 to 1:12:55( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: r pro tempore: the gentleman yields back his time. the gentleman from texas. >> it's my understanding that the gentleman from vermont is mo through with his speakers. mr. welch: that is correct. mr.

Pete Sessions

1:12:42 to 1:19:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Pete Sessions

Pete Sessions

1:12:55 to 1:13:08( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: sessi ons: i yield myself such time as i may consume. this thdemocratic congress has neglected its domestic supply issues that have createsed skyrocketing gas, diesel andas energy costs that americans are

Pete Sessions

1:13:08 to 1:13:21( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: ar fatesing today. no doubt p art of the credit crunch that we are facing today g and credit card costs that american s are facing today is as a result of the high cost ofh gasoline right

Pete Sessions

1:13:21 to 1:13:32( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: now that all americ ans are paying. by going on vacation for five weeks over august while i and 138 othe rs of my republican colleagues stayed in weaashington to t alk about real solutions for american

Pete Sessions

1:13:32 to 1:13:46( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: families this democrat majority has crproven that they do not believe that the energy crisis facing american famili es and business was important enough to cancel en their summer beach

Pete Sessions

1:13:46 to 1:13:59( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: plans or book tours to ge t the job done.on so again today, the a republicans are here on the floor of the house of representatives asking each of our colleagues to vote with me to defeat the

Pete Sessions

1:13:59 to 1:14:12( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: previous question. if the previous question is defeated, i will move to amend t the rule t o allow this house to take up a measure that will alloww members to be able to vote for avo

Pete Sessions

1:14:12 to 1:14:24( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: pro-energy bill and prevent members from going home to campaign for re-election on without actually passing a bill si which will pass and have meaningful reform so that we can lower the price

Pete Sessions

1:14:24 to 1:14:39( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: of gasoline at the pump. this legislation i will be sl proposing that can be voted on today an d that would turn into t law would allow states to expand the exploration and a extraction of natural

Pete Sessions

1:14:39 to 1:14:56( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: resources along the outer cg ontinental shelf.f. not allowed in the democrat t bill that passed one week ago. it would ownld the arctic energy slope and oil shale reserves to environmental

Pete Sessions

1:14:56 to 1:15:14( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: imenprufmente -- prudent explt oration and extraction not included in the lu democrats' bill of a week ago.ee it would extend expiring energy e incentives, encourage the, streamlini ng approval of

Pete Sessions

1:15:14 to 1:15:28( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: of nuclear power facilities, not included in the democrat bill cr of a week ago.of it would encou rage advancedd research of clean coal, coal-to-liquid, and carbon technolo gies not included in

Pete Sessions

1:15:28 to 1:15:44( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: lu the democrat bill a week ago and perhaps most of all, it would minimize drawown out legal challenges that unreasonably delay or prevent actual a domestic energy productioprn. not

Pete Sessions

1:15:44 to 1:15:59( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: included i in the democrats' bill of a week ago. a this requirement would finally ld force the democrat lee adership to take a positive, meaningful in action to increase the supply of american energy.

Pete Sessions

1:15:59 to 1:16:11( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: it would reduce the price at the pump for a merican families and use what we term in the republican party the all of the above strategy ofe combibining increased supply of american energy,

Pete Sessions

1:16:11 to 1:16:22( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: improvingen conservation and efficiency and provide for de new and expanding energyne technologies to achieve american energy independence. mr. speaker, i ask consent to have the section of

Pete Sessions

1:16:22 to 1:16:33( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: -- text of the amendment andnd extraneous material inserted into the record prior to the vote on the previous quest ion. the sp eaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered.. mr.

Pete Sessions

1:16:33 to 1:16:44( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: sessions: we are here on the floor debating a bill that may have unintended consequences that families have and people have anand small businesses have for geing credit. ed i do acknowledge,

Pete Sessions

1:16:44 to 1:16:56( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: i think every member of the ho use acknowledg es, that gasoline prices, energy priceses are way too high. food prices are way to po high. but people who are trying to ho live their liv es

Pete Sessions

1:16:56 to 1:17:08( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: need the opportunity to have credit. . the opportunity to be able to t have a credit cardha and to be able to place those expenses on their credit card thand manage their own ability

Pete Sessions

1:17:08 to 1:17:19( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: to pay back is what the essence of -- we should be about of trying to help people do that today. not about creating anoabther credit card crunch, not about creating a credit crunch where

Pete Sessions

1:17:19 to 1:17:30( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: people don't know whether he they're going to be able e to get credit or not and perhaps more importantly, the opportunity for us to give this marketplace for american consumers stability

Pete Sessions

1:17:30 to 1:17:46( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: where they know what they can count on, mov ce forward to take care of their families and their small buansinesses. mr. speaker, i would like to say also that we believe that the provisions

Pete Sessions

1:17:46 to 1:17:59( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: that were ioput in i the rule specifically addressing theng earmark refarorm or earmarks is unacceptable.s it's unacceptable to say that this house will quite likely be voting on a massive bill

Pete Sessions

1:17:59 to 1:18:12( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: tonl find out weeks later, we'll l find out what was in the bill and the earmarks that accompany a that. as the gen tleman from arizona, ar mr. flake, noted, that's disappointing, because

Pete Sessions

1:18:12 to 1:18:26( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: this house was advised over two years this would be isthe most honest, open, and ethical congress in history. i see no -- i have seen i very little to no action on behalf of this new democrat

Pete Sessions

1:18:26 to 1:18:38( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: majority that is open about what thepey do, that is transparent in what they do and once again today with a record-shattering, breaking new closed rule, the cy aren't even willing to take

Pete Sessions

1:18:38 to 1:18:50( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: ideas from people inea their own party. i think that 's disappointing. so as we wind down this last week that we are here befot re the election we find that there are new tricks of the trade that

Pete Sessions

1:18:50 to 1:19:02( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: take place in this rules co mmittee.te i'm disappointed that this new democr atic majority continues that. i support the yet from arizonta, mr. flake, what hemr said, and mr. speaker, that's

Pete Sessions

1:19:02 to 1:19:12( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: why i'm i' asking members of the body not to support this rule and the underlying legislation. thank you for the time, mr. speaker. the speake r pro tempore: the gentleman yields back hmais

Pete Sessions

1:19:12 to 1:19:25( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: time? mr. sessions: i do yield back. ld the speaker pro temporspe: the gentleman from vermont. fr mr. welch: i wan t to make three points. first in response tors the concerns express ed by the

Peter Welch

1:19:25 to 1:19:37( Edit History Discussion )

Peter Welch: gentleman from arizona, mr. flake. i wa nt to assure him, as well as my colleagues, thaty the armed services c ommittee intends today to file their explanatory st atement, this is on the duncan-hunter

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