(House of Representatives - April 25, 2013)

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                           FAA FLIGHT DELAYS

  (Ms. FOXX asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 
  Ms. FOXX. Mr. Speaker, these FAA flight delays have been in effect 
for less than a week and already the American people are suffering. 
FAA's financial mismanagement is now costing Americans time and money, 
and yet

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the administration has done nothing to reverse it.
  At a time when families are traveling to see their kids graduate from 
college, fly across the country to take care of their elderly parents, 
and make business trips to help support their families, these delays 
are inexcusable. That's why House Republicans voted twice to replace 
President Obama's sequester with reasonable and responsible spending 
cuts--because we wanted to prevent things like this from happening.
  So I encourage all of you when you travel home this week to talk to 
people in your hometown airports, take pictures and engage the people 
you meet about what they're experiencing and then tweet those stories 
using the hashtag: #ObamaFlightDelays. And, above all, please join me 
in encouraging the administration to stop playing politics with the 
American people.