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House Proceeding on Sep 27th, 2007 :: 1:26:40 to 1:29:19
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Pete Sessions

1:22:27 to 1:26:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Pete Sessions

Pete Sessions

1:26:29 to 1:26:40( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: committee, but we're still going to come to the floor and stand for the things which we believe in that would better the bill. i'd like to yield four minutes to the gentleman from texas, mr.

Jeb Hensarling

1:26:40 to 1:26:52( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: hensarling. . the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognize the for four minutes. mr. hensarling: i thank my dear friend for yielding. i rarely come to the floor of the house to complain

Jeb Hensarling

1:26:40 to 1:29:19( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeb Hensarling

Jeb Hensarling

1:26:52 to 1:27:05( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: aboutto process. a little bit like complaining about the refereeing in a football game at the end of the day.y. it doesn't do a whole lot of good. but the irony -- the irony of what i see today

Jeb Hensarling

1:27:05 to 1:27:20( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: is so powerful, i must share it with my colleagues. it was just in the last congress that the now chairwoman of the rules committee, the gentlelady from new york said, quote, here we go again, another

Jeb Hensarling

1:27:20 to 1:27:34( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: important nt issue, another cloissed rule. the majority is arrogant and out of control, they're unethical assault on our democratic value must stop. now, that's what tnohe gentlelady from new york,

Jeb Hensarling

1:27:34 to 1:27:45( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: chairwoman of the rules committee said when she didn't like closed rules when republicans were in the majority. well, here we havewe a closed ru le. at least it's closed to republicans. this republican

Jeb Hensarling

1:27:45 to 1:27:59( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: offered three amendments. three amendments that were vy substantive amendments. none of which wereno found in order. so i'm curious whether this closed rule, now that the democrats are in the majority,

Jeb Hensarling

1:27:59 to 1:28:13( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: mr. speaker, whether theyer consider it arrogant of themselves, whether they consider it an unethical assault on our democratic values to sit here and bring us a rule which is closed to republicans.

Jeb Hensarling

1:28:13 to 1:28:24( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: and i would certainly yield to the gentlelady from california if she would like to answer whether or not it's arrogant and unethical to have a closed rule. apparently she doesn't wish to

Jeb Hensarling

1:28:24 to 1:28:35( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: answer the question. our speaker, before she became speaker, said, we're going to have the most open and honest congress in history.or nancy pelosi, january 18, 2006. she also said, quote,

Jeb Hensarling

1:28:35 to 1:28:52( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: bills should generally come to the ly floor and you procedure that allows open, full, and fair debate consisting of a full -- full amendment process that grants the minority the right

Jeb Hensarling

1:28:52 to 1:29:07( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: to offer its alternatives including a substitute, unquote, speaker of the house nancy pelosi. so i'm curious, did she not mean it when she said it? i does she not mean itow? is there some carefully

Jeb Hensarling

1:29:07 to 1:29:19( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: crafted clever little loophole by why ich we can explain the speaker's rules? why there's no full ameamndment process? and i'd be happy to yield to the gentlelady from california if she would like to

1:29:19 to 1:29:35( Edit History Discussion )

explain if the speaker doesn't mean her words. apparently she doesn't care to offer an explanation. let's get into the substance of the bill, mr. speaker. we're looking at an insurance program run

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