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House Proceeding 09-29-08 on Sep 29th, 2008 :: 0:42:05 to 0:47:09
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Spencer Bachus

0:41:50 to 0:42:05( Edit History Discussion )

Spencer Bachus: the balance of his time. the gentleman from massachusetts has four minutes. mr. frank: i yield unaimous consent to the the gentleman from california. mile mile i rise in support of this

John A. Boehner

0:42:05 to 0:42:21( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: legislation. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. frank: inquiring again? we have four minutes? the speaker pro tempore: two minutes and

John A. Boehner

0:42:05 to 0:47:09( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John A. Boehner

John A. Boehner

0:42:21 to 0:42:33( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: four minutes. mr. frank: we have four minutes. mr. frank: i yield myself three minutes. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for three minutes. mr. frank: madam speaker, i mostly

John A. Boehner

0:42:33 to 0:42:42( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: appreciat e the kind words directed to me, i say mostly because it has been my experience because there is often an inversus ratio between et the nice things people say about you and the inclination

John A. Boehner

0:42:42 to 0:42:58( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: to vote for your bill. i hope we can overcome that. we have worked on thisav in a compromised way. and i'm proud to have worked with the whip and ranking member counterpart and others across

John A. Boehner

0:42:58 to 0:43:10( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: the ideological spectrum and meeting a national crisis does not give us the luxurygi of doing everything we want. i hope we will come back here with more votes and more votes the next time

John A. Boehner

0:43:10 to 0:43:24( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: we negotiate, i'll be tougher. but you have to accept reality. i wish this was a bill that reflected more of my priorities. i wish i could eat more and not gain weight, but acting imprudently

John A. Boehner

0:43:24 to 0:43:39( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: on my wishes thay t can't be realized is not helpful. i want to address those who share with me a commitment to dealing with people who are low on the economic spectrum. madam spea ker, i

John A. Boehner

0:43:39 to 0:43:59( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: do my work and i work on a lot of the general issues, but if there weren't poor people in this world and we didn't have discrimination, i wouldn't be here. that's why i'm here. what i have tried to

John A. Boehner

0:43:59 to 0:44:14( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: do every time we have had a major bill, i will be honest, is to use the leverage i get as chairman, because there are things that everybody needs to put in something for the poor people, to put

John A. Boehner

0:44:14 to 0:44:31( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: in something for the people who don't otherwise get a fair shake. and sometimes there's a lot of other things in there. but i will tell my colleagues this, particularly my fellow liberals, if

John A. Boehner

0:44:31 to 0:44:47( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: we aren't prepared to accept some of the things we don't like, we will not have the power to deliver for the people we care about. we do not inlaterally have the wer to impose policies we like.

John A. Boehner

0:44:47 to 0:44:59( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: and therefore, a compromise is requir ed. what have we got in this bill? i got a letter from every government -- liberal advocacy group -- not acorn, but every other group, low-income housing

John A. Boehner

0:44:59 to 0:45:10( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: coalition, national coalition for the homeless and it says we are writing to thank you for inclusion of measures to protect renters. people across this country who didn't make the decision

John A. Boehner

0:45:10 to 0:45:23( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: to buy a house, found themselves being evicted because someone didn't pay the mortgage. we tried to protect them and keep subsidies. the lower income people, poor people, they will not

John A. Boehner

0:45:23 to 0:45:33( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: get anything if we are not willing to compromise some. i understood that the gentleman from ohio is saying, very good language on foreclosure. is it everything i wanted? no. but if this bill passes

John A. Boehner

0:45:33 to 0:45:49( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: we will have a federal government empowered to do for the first time significant reductions inca foreclosures. i don't know who is going to win in november, but this will put in hands whoever

John A. Boehner

0:45:49 to 0:46:04( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: the president is the power to do a gat deal of good. please don't throw it out because you are unhappy with some other provisions. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance

John A. Boehner

0:46:04 to 0:46:16( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: of his time. the gentleman from alabama. the gentleman from alabama has two minutes remaining. mr. frank: we have one remaining speaker and we have the right to close. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman

John A. Boehner

0:46:16 to 0:46:31( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: from alabama has two minutes remaining. mr. bachus: thank you, madam speaker speaker. i yield the balance of our time to our very capable leader, mr. john boehner from ohio. the speaker pro

John A. Boehner

0:46:31 to 0:46:49( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: tempore: the gentleman from ohio is recognized for two minutes. mr. boehner: madam speaker, thank you and let me thank my colleague from alabama for yielding. and thank him for his words. the gentleman

John A. Boehner

0:46:49 to 0:47:09( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: along with the chairman, have been through a tough period. and it's not just been the last week or 11 days. it's been, really, the last year. and i thank both of them for their good work.

Steny H. Hoyer

0:47:09 to 0:47:24( Edit History Discussion )

Steny H. Hoyer: you know, the american people are angryy, angry that this is happening to them, angry about their future. they're scared. and there isn't a member in this room who isn't as angry as they

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