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House Proceeding 11-06-07 on Nov 6th, 2007 :: 1:03:35 to 1:05:05
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Virgil H. Jr.Goode

1:03:22 to 1:03:35( Edit History Discussion )

Virgil H. Jr.Goode: a great thank you before veterans day to our veterans. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman has yielded back his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from missouri

Roy Blunt

1:03:35 to 1:03:48( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: rise? om without objection. mr. blunt: madam speaker, the house passed the military construction veterans' bill on june 15 over 140 days ago. the senate passed the bill on september 6, sent it

Roy Blunt

1:03:35 to 1:05:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Roy Blunt

Roy Blunt

1:03:48 to 1:04:01( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: over to the house and immediately appointed conferees. the minority appointed their conferees, but up until now, we've never had conferees appointed on this bill, which means this bill that the

Roy Blunt

1:04:01 to 1:04:17( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: president's announced he would sign, could have become law before september -- before october 1. it means that military families, veterans, and retirees could be receiving the benefits

Roy Blunt

1:04:17 to 1:04:30( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: of up to $18.5 million every single day since october 1. this tactic of holding the veterans' funding hostage creates a dangerous precedent. what controversial, unrelated policies could go on this

Roy Blunt

1:04:30 to 1:04:39( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: bill in the future? madam speaker, let's stop this practice today before it starts. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. for what purpose

Roy Blunt

1:04:39 to 1:04:48( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: does the gentleman from florida rise? >> madam speaker, i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: ke without objection.

Roy Blunt

1:04:48 to 1:05:05( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: >> madam speaker, and my colleagues, this is the fiesrst time i've come out for a one-minute address, and i think it's necessary that that i asalso voice my disapproval with what's happening.

John L. Mica

1:05:05 to 1:05:19( Edit History Discussion )

John L. Mica: ap right now the congress of the united states is at an 11% approval rating. and unfortunately the actions dealing with our veterans and military appropriations measures is going to, i think, further

John L. Mica

1:05:05 to 1:06:09( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John L. Mica

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