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Senate Proceeding 02-25-10 on Feb 25th, 2010 :: 6:24:00 to 6:25:10
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Jim Bunning

6:23:41 to 6:24:01( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Bunning: brought to the floor of the u.s. house of representatives? mr. durbin: i would say to the senator from kentucky, i was not serve on the senate -- mr. bunning: i was serving on the budget committee. mr. durbin: what has been said on the floor and i stand behind is the fact that when president william clinton left office, he left a budget in balance and in surplus. mr. bunning: yes.

Jim Bunning

6:24:00 to 6:25:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jim Bunning

Jim Bunning

6:24:02 to 6:24:22( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Bunning: that's only because -- mr. durbin: i yield for a further question from the senator. mr. bunning: that's only because representative john kasich and the budget committee that he chaired in the house for three years in a row brought a balanced budget bill to the floor of the u.s. hoe of representatives -- and i was a

Jim Bunning

6:24:23 to 6:24:44( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Bunning: member of that budget committee. the first two years, the clinton administration rejected the balanced budget bill. and in the third year, instead of getting run over by the train, president william jefferson clinton got on

Jim Bunning

6:24:45 to 6:25:09( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Bunning: train and agreed that the balanced budget bill should be passed. and then the senate concurred, and we balanced the budget. it took a little bit, but we did. and that's where the surplus came fm. a republican's idea.

Jim Bunning

6:25:10 to 6:25:14( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Bunning: john kasich of ohio who brought

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