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House Proceeding on Oct 3rd, 2008 :: 0:37:40 to 0:41:00
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0:37:31 to 0:37:40( Edit History Discussion )

us, including three nobelbe laureates, we asked congress not to rush,us to hold o appropriate hearings, and carefully consider the couy rse of action. what have they done to the bill? they

Steven C. LaTourette

0:37:40 to 0:37:53( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: have added earmark pork to the bill. that they think will finally get us to buy it. don't fall for it. if we are going to deal with this crisis, w ce need t no deal with it with other alternatives.

Steven C. LaTourette

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Speech By: Steven C. LaTourette

Steven C. LaTourette

0:37:53 to 0:38:04( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: defe ating this bill today is not the last step. l it's the first step in t passing a good bill. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. mr. dreier: i yield

Steven C. LaTourette

0:38:04 to 0:38:20( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: three minutes to my friend from marietta, georgia, dr. beginningry. the speaker pro tempore:ea the gentleman from georgia is recognized for three minutes. mr. gingrey: madam speaker, i thank the gentleman

Steven C. LaTourette

0:38:20 to 0:38:36( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: for yielding. and i rise today at a crucial time in our nation's history, to address one of the most critical decisions congress has ever made. without question these are challenging times for

Steven C. LaTourette

0:38:36 to 0:38:49( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: our co untry, citizens everywhere recognize that our economy is in peril. yet americans aream divided over the solution. an d rightfully so. what we do here will have a a lasting impact

Steven C. LaTourette

0:38:49 to 0:39:01( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: on i our nation. now and for future generations. so we have an obligation not just to g et this done quickly, but to get it done right. honestly , madam speaker, i have struggled with and

Steven C. LaTourette

0:39:01 to 0:39:14( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: reflected upon this decision moreio than any other i have made as a member of congress.er but today i will be casting a no v ote on this bill.bi i do so at the d -- after long, thoughtful,

Steven C. LaTourette

0:39:14 to 0:39:25( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: prayerful consideration and after hearingea from constituents on both sides of the issue. those who developmentlyve -- vehemently oppose this bill and those who fear the consequences of ina ction.

Steven C. LaTourette

0:39:25 to 0:39:39( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: i do believe this legislation will pass today because fortunately congress is resolved to do something in aa bipartisan way toan address this looming financial crisissi that has h it wall street

Steven C. LaTourette

0:39:39 to 0:39:55( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: and will soon if not already hit main street.st while this bill aimsth to be anbe answer to the problem, i'm not convinced that it is the best b answer. to those who suppotort passage of

Steven C. LaTourette

0:39:55 to 0:40:05( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: this bill, i agree with you that something must be doing. inaction is not an option. but this bill treats the symptoms without curing the desezz that plagues our economy. conservative republicans

Steven C. LaTourette

0:40:05 to 0:40:17( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: led by senator mccain have fought ou every step o f the way for a meaningful s olution that addres ses the root of thet problem and preserves our free market principles. nc because of theire

Steven C. LaTourette

0:40:17 to 0:40:28( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: efforts, the economic rescue portion of this bill has been markedly improved since secretary psiaulson first made his request.de but it does virtually nothinghi to assure that this will never

Steven C. LaTourette

0:40:28 to 0:40:39( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: occur again onn our watch. madam speaker, i hope and pray that what may be accomplished here today will ultimately u work, but let's not l lose sight of the fact that no matter the t

Steven C. LaTourette

0:40:39 to 0:40:48( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: outc ome today our wurork is not finished. republic ans and democrats must come together and address there underlying causes osf this economic turmoil. wall str eet and washington,hi as well as

Steven C. LaTourette

0:40:48 to 0:41:00( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: individuals, must take respon sibility for their t actions. the american people demand accountability and tcohey deserve nothing less from us. and i yield back. the speaker pro tempore:

Marcy Kaptur

0:41:00 to 0:41:11( Edit History Discussion )

Marcy Kaptur: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentlewoman from new york. ms. slaughter: madam speaker, i yield two minutes to t the gentleman from massachusettsfr, and a member of the

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