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House Proceeding on Dec 3rd, 2009 :: 1:03:55 to 1:06:10
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Steve Scalise

1:03:51 to 1:04:11( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: revolution next year. 2010 there's going to be a revolution at the ballot bo and we will have a conservative majority in this house because of votes like this to raise taxes. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from colorado reserves. the gentleman from florida. mr. diaz-balart: mr. speaker, it's my pleasure to yield two

Steve Scalise

1:03:55 to 1:06:10( Edit History Discussion )
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Steve Scalise

1:04:12 to 1:04:32( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: minutes to my distinguished friend from louisiana, mr. scalise. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recoed for two minutes. mr. scalise: thank you, mr. speaker. and i colleague from florida for his leadership on this. you know, mr. speaker, the amecan people across the country are asking, where are the jobs? and all they see from this

Steve Scalise

1:04:33 to 1:04:55( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: democrat-controlled congress is more bills that will actually kill jobs, run jobs out of the country. and make no mistake about it, the death tax will kill more jobs in this country. to make a permanent 45% t death is immoral. and think about this, the small businesses in our country are hit the hardest. the actual job creators in this country are hit the hardest by the death tax. when a family member dies, the biggest decision they make

Steve Scalise

1:04:56 to 1:05:16( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: after that death should not be how should they sell the family business because they can't afford the taxes after death. and here they have a bill to enshrine tax at 45%. now, if president is holding the jobs summit why unemployment smashed through the 10% mark earlier this year, all they have to

Steve Scalise

1:05:17 to 1:05:37( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: look at is the policies that president obama keeps bringing. it started with the stimulus bill that didn't create jobs, it added more debt to our children and grandchildren and then brought the policies like the energy -- this energy tax, the cap and trade energy tax. and then the gov takeover of health care. and here we are today debating a bill that will enshrine a 45% tax on death.

Steve Scalise

1:05:38 to 1:05:58( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: and speaker pelosi wouldn't allow us to bring an amendment to the floor to repeal it. and there was a clear contrast between the two parties on this issue. when we're in the majority, we will repeal the death tax. and here we have a bill that will enshrine that 45% permanently. ta should not be the law of the

Steve Scalise

1:05:59 to 1:06:10( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance reserves. the gentleman from florida. mr. diaz-balart: mr. speaker, i yield two minutes to my

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