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House Proceeding 12-03-09 on Dec 3rd, 2009 :: 0:03:55 to 0:07:00
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Charles B. Rangel

0:03:55 to 0:07:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Charles B. Rangel

0:04:04 to 0:04:27( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: minute. the gentleman will continue. mr. rangel: i'm ask unanimous consent at this point in time i rise in support of h.r. bill that will provide permanent responsible estate taxpayers. objection, so ordered. the gentleman is recognized.

Charles B. Rangel

0:04:28 to 0:04:49( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: mr. rangel: this is a rough time for usn this great country in terms of joblessness, hopelessness, and the congress has to work together as one unit with the president in order to restore the confidence among the millions of people that today find themselves without jobs. in order to do this, we have to

Charles B. Rangel

0:04:50 to 0:05:11( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: work at everything that we can to make certain that those that are in the jobs that we give them the tools to work with so that we can get people off the unemployment lines and back into business. members of congress hear every day from their constituents how difficult it is to keep up wit the current state of our tax

Charles B. Rangel

0:05:12 to 0:05:34( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: laws as a result of the temporary nature of so many provisions in the internal revenue code. so not oy is there an argument in be in terms of estate tax relief, but there's an argument for god's sake do something. and that is why the ways and means committee has agreed that

Charles B. Rangel

0:05:35 to 0:05:55( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: we have to give a stable program, tax program that our businesspeople can rely o and plan on so that we can bring stability to industry and get our people back to work. the majority of the provisions included in 2001 and 2003 were made temporary because there was

Charles B. Rangel

0:05:56 to 0:06:17( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: an intent that we review the estate tax. and members are familiar with the extending of expiring tax provision ultimately reducing th certain that the doubts as to where we are going to go will be eliminated. so this week we have some

Charles B. Rangel

0:06:18 to 0:06:38( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: certainty in our tax code as we enact a permanent extension of and certainly people would se that it wasn't an easy decision to find that was compatible with most of the people in this house , but the work of earl pomeroy that he's done over the years

Charles B. Rangel

0:06:39 to 0:07:01( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: and the suggestions that he's made, the talked with allow us to say that we have made the best possible arrangements so that people would know what they should expect as relates to estate tax. so i ask permission, mr. speaker, that the remainder of

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