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House Proceeding 09-25-09 on Sep 25th, 2009 :: 0:37:15 to 0:39:30
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Randy Neugebauer

0:37:11 to 0:37:31( Edit History Discussion )

Randy Neugebauer: trying to pull the country out of the ditch. someone else can take that seriously if they want, but i won't be one of them. the speaker pro tempore: the time of the gentleman has expired. the gentlewoman from florida is recognized. ms. wasserman schultz: i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from alabama is

Randy Neugebauer

0:37:15 to 0:39:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Randy Neugebauer

Randy Neugebauer

0:37:32 to 0:37:53( Edit History Discussion )

Randy Neugebauer: recognized. mr. aderholt: i yield two minutes to the distinguished gentleman from texas, mr. neugebauer, a distinguished member of the financial services committee. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes. mr. neugebauer: i rise today on behalf of the taxpayers in the 19th congressional district and all across america. they're angry, madam speaker, about the spending and the

Randy Neugebauer

0:37:54 to 0:38:14( Edit History Discussion )

Randy Neugebauer: borrowing that's going on in washington at a time when they're cutting back to make ends meet, paying down credit cards, save manager, working hard to provide for their family, they don't understand why their government isn't doing the same thing. they don't understand why the government is not only spending all their tax dollars but also borrowing almost 50-cents for every dollar they spend.

Randy Neugebauer

0:38:15 to 0:38:35( Edit History Discussion )

Randy Neugebauer: this bill before us increases spending for the legislative ranch by 5.7%. i don't know ability other members in the house but i think it's hard to explain to the taxpayers while we're -- why we're increasing our budget by 5.7% and they're cutting their budgets. the only explanation i can think of is that the congress

Randy Neugebauer

0:38:36 to 0:38:56( Edit History Discussion )

Randy Neugebauer: doesn't get it. the american people get it and like them, i don't understand why we're increasing the legislative branch budget when the deficit will get $1.6 trillion, projected to be $3.1 trillion next year. as we complete the remaing of

Randy Neugebauer

0:38:57 to 0:39:17( Edit History Discussion )

Randy Neugebauer: our annual spending bill, i advocate that congress go ahead and finish the job it started. the problem is, they're set to increase spending by 8.9% this year. that would come on top of an 8.6% increase last year, a nearly $1 trillion stimulus package and a bailout.

Randy Neugebauer

0:39:18 to 0:39:30( Edit History Discussion )

Randy Neugebauer: we've added more than $1 trillion to our national debt this year. congress should at minimum freeze spending at these levels. d we gone through normal order, i would have offered an

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