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House Proceeding on Sep 26th, 2008 :: 0:58:48 to 1:01:55
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Dave Camp

0:54:42 to 0:58:48( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Dave Camp

Dave Camp

0:58:38 to 0:58:48( Edit History Discussion )

Dave Camp: is recognized. mr. neal: thank you. mr. speaker, i've been here for 20 years. i want to tell you something today. this is a good piece of legislation. this deals with the energy needs of

Richard E. Neal

0:58:48 to 0:59:06( Edit History Discussion )

Richard E. Neal: the country. and i want to say to my colleague, mr. camp, i consulted with him on major portions of this legislation. there are provisions in this legislation that mr. camp and i worked

Richard E. Neal

0:58:48 to 1:01:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Richard E. Neal

Richard E. Neal

0:59:06 to 0:59:16( Edit History Discussion )

Richard E. Neal: hand in glove on. we are here this morning where the minority side says, well, we have to check with the president. we didn't get elected to be members of the executive brarching. we got

Richard E. Neal

0:59:16 to 0:59:32( Edit History Discussion )

Richard E. Neal: elected to be members of the legislative branch. every schoolchild in america knows that. since when do we submit here without asking any questions of the executive to the whims of what they

Richard E. Neal

0:59:32 to 0:59:44( Edit History Discussion )

Richard E. Neal: might want to do? i want to say this today. the reason that historians will write about the last 7 1/2 years being as difficult as it has been for the american people, including what's in g front

Richard E. Neal

0:59:44 to 0:59:57( Edit History Discussion )

Richard E. Neal: of this nation today, is because the minority today who were the majority for the first y six years of the bush administration, they advocated their responsibility. the job of this body is

Richard E. Neal

0:59:57 to 1:00:08( Edit History Discussion )

Richard E. Neal: to occasionally ask a question of the president of the united states. instead it was, yes, mr. president. can we move quickly enough, mr. president? weapons of mass destruction, yes, mr.

Richard E. Neal

1:00:08 to 1:00:22( Edit History Discussion )

Richard E. Neal: president. invasion of iraq, yes, mr. president. $2.3 trillion worth of tax cuts, yes, mr. president. regulation thrown out the window, yes, mr. president. since when do members of this

Richard E. Neal

1:00:22 to 1:00:38( Edit History Discussion )

Richard E. Neal: body ask themselves, y is it ok with the united states senate, is it ok with the president of the united states? our job here is to represent the 660,000 people that sent us here. and that

Richard E. Neal

1:00:38 to 1:00:52( Edit History Discussion )

Richard E. Neal: means occasionally clearing your throat and say, no, mr. president.. this bill addresses many fundamental issues for the american pple. the r&d tax credit is very important. when the senate says

Richard E. Neal

1:00:52 to 1:01:05( Edit History Discussion )

Richard E. Neal: to us they're not going to act on our legislation if we don't get it over there by 11:00, they haven't even submitted a bill to us to act upon.ct this deference all of a sudden n to the united

Richard E. Neal

1:01:05 to 1:01:16( Edit History Discussion )

Richard E. Neal: states senate surprises me. we have a separate responsibility here to move forward with what we believe to be in the best interest of the american people. and not to accept automatically what

Richard E. Neal

1:01:16 to 1:01:31( Edit History Discussion )

Richard E. Neal: the executive branch says or what the senate says. s i've been associated with some good legislation and from time to time perhaps in this body over two decades not so good legislation.

Richard E. Neal

1:01:31 to 1:01:42( Edit History Discussion )

Richard E. Neal: this, mr. speaker, is a good piece of legislation. and the minority was included in the writing of this legislation. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: all time for

Richard E. Neal

1:01:42 to 1:01:55( Edit History Discussion )

Richard E. Neal: d ebate has expired. the bill is considered as read and the previous question is ordered. the question is on engrossment and third reading of the bill. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no.

1:01:55 to 1:02:04( Edit History Discussion )

the ayes have it. third reading. the clerk: a bill to amend the internal revenue code of 1986 to provide incentives for energy and production and conservation to provide individual income tax

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