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House Proceeding 12-10-09 on Dec 10th, 2009 :: 1:13:35 to 1:16:25
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Tom Latham

1:13:31 to 1:13:51( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Latham: to politicize everytng, i think we'll have to have th debate at that level. expect very little but that from the other side, i regret to say. do i want to thank the gentleman from ohio for trying to insert a deb the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. who seeks rengnigs at this time? the gentleman from iowa.

Tom Latham

1:13:35 to 1:16:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tom Latham

Tom Latham

1:13:52 to 1:14:14( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Latham: mr. latham: mr. speaker, i yield myself as much time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. latham: i'm first of all going to close, i don't know if the gentleman has more speakers, but i'm planning on closing. i just want to thank the staff on both sides, but in our

Tom Latham

1:14:15 to 1:14:40( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Latham: subcommittee and treasury and h.u.d., do an outstanding job, work together and just very, very proud of the work that they've done and the kind of commitment they've shown and just want to say thank you for have exhibited throughout this whole process. mr. speaker, i'm going to oppose this for various reasons.

Tom Latham

1:14:41 to 1:15:01( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Latham: number one, the $450 billion bill is a 14% increase in spending over last hurting, we cannot afford this kindf additional debt that's being put on taxpayers on the families at home. realizing that in the last two

Tom Latham

1:15:02 to 1:15:23( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Latham: years discretionary spending in this house of representatives has increased now money on discretionary money being spent today than just two years ago. does anybody at home have 85% more money today than what they had two years ago?

Tom Latham

1:15:24 to 1:15:46( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Latham: is it responsible in any way, shape or form to have that kind of an increase? the gentleman from massachusetts, i appreciate his professionalism, made the case, basicall we held down spending previous and this explosion that we've seen just throughout the budget is simply wrong.

Tom Latham

1:15:47 to 1:16:07( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Latham: we cannot sustain about the next generations. they're going to pay this bill and the pay this bill and it simply is not fair, it's generational theft, and we've got to finally hold t in this congress and find some

Tom Latham

1:16:08 to 1:16:25( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Latham: kind of sanity around her that everyone would vote no. we could get some could separate these bills, have them done correctly and in a responsible way and just one other thing in closing, i want to again thank chairman olver

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