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House Proceeding on Feb 14th, 2007 :: 5:24:51 to 5:29:17
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Dan Boren

5:19:11 to 5:24:51( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Dan Boren

Dan Boren

5:24:36 to 5:24:51( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Boren: is survived death squads in their own country. these are the el salvadorians who will return home and what will they say about america? did we leave too soon? did we leave that border unguarded?

Kirsten Gillibrand

5:24:51 to 5:25:06( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: do we turn it over to the iranians? did we allow that little city called al-kuit to revert back to the city named little tehran? you know, the state department has warned us that a retreat of

Kirsten Gillibrand

5:24:51 to 5:29:17( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Kirsten Gillibrand

Kirsten Gillibrand

5:25:06 to 5:25:19( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: american military forces at this time could trigger ethnic cleansing. the resulting humanitarian crisis could be one of the worst in the region and genocide could trigger a refugee exodus into jordan

Kirsten Gillibrand

5:25:19 to 5:25:34( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: and syria and the surrounding regions. my friends, should we lose our resolve it is likely death squads will roam and will become immediately emboldened and more murderous in what is now referred

Kirsten Gillibrand

5:25:34 to 5:25:55( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: as violence in baghdad will quickly regress into mass killings. mr. speaker, genocide is what caused our involvement and the clinton administration to put us into bosnia. eventually the cry

Kirsten Gillibrand

5:25:55 to 5:26:09( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: for mass slaughter of innocent civilians in baghdad could cause us to re-enter iraq. we need to take responsibility, all of us, for our words and our actions. we need to understand the effect

Kirsten Gillibrand

5:26:09 to 5:26:21( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: this flawed resolution has on the morale of our soldiers overseas, and the effect it will have on the desires ever our allies to team -- of our allies to team with us in the future. finally, it

Kirsten Gillibrand

5:26:21 to 5:26:36( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: needs to take responsibility, all of us, for the encouragement this resolution gives to our enemies. i was um in balad -- up in balad recently. after a long briefing and discussion we are

Kirsten Gillibrand

5:26:36 to 5:26:54( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: ready to depart the region and general crystal turned to me and said, you know, tell the folks back home that i'm going to stay and fight until somebody makes me leave. general mccrystal today

Kirsten Gillibrand

5:26:54 to 5:27:06( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: we are trying to stop that from happening until your work is done. mr. speaker, the american people must demand that the authors of this resolution tell us what their better plan is for elanbar

Kirsten Gillibrand

5:27:06 to 5:27:21( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: province. tell us what your better plan is for the tribal authorities who just joined us in our fight against al qaeda in our national interest. tell us, my colleagues, explain to me the consequences

Kirsten Gillibrand

5:27:21 to 5:27:30( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: of withdrawing from downtown baghdad and the slaughter that that could have on the tens of thousands of innocent families. tell me what we say to the salvadorans serving with us on the

Kirsten Gillibrand

5:27:30 to 5:27:46( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: identify rake-iranian border if we are about to leave that border unguarded. please explain to me how this measure of discouragement, this flawed resolution doesn't affect the performance and the morale

Kirsten Gillibrand

5:27:46 to 5:27:56( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: of our troops. please tell me how this political debate doesn't weaken the resolve of our country to win torques endure, and to prevail -- to win, to endure, and to prevail. i yield back.

Kirsten Gillibrand

5:27:56 to 5:28:08( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: the speaker pro tempore: who seeks recognition? the gentleman from missouri. mr. skelton: mr. speaker, i yield five minutes to my colleague, a fellow member of the armed services committee,

Kirsten Gillibrand

5:28:08 to 5:28:17( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: the gentlelady from california, ms. sanchez. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized for five minutes. ms. sanchez: thank you, mr. speaker. thank you, mr. chairman. i rise today in

Kirsten Gillibrand

5:28:17 to 5:28:30( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: support of this resolution and in opposition to the president's decision to send more of our troops to iraq. i was against this war from the onset. on october 10, 2002, i was one of the few

Kirsten Gillibrand

5:28:30 to 5:28:43( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: who voted against the resolution authorizing the president to use military force in iraq. but the authorization passed and we went to war. and at that point we supported our troops and we

Kirsten Gillibrand

5:28:43 to 5:28:55( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: wanted to win and we want to win. and i have voted for every appropriation bill to give our troops what they need to achieve their mission. so here we are. more than four years later. what

Kirsten Gillibrand

5:28:55 to 5:29:05( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: do we have to show for this war? violence in iraq continues to skyrocket. this past december was the deadliest month for iraqi civilians since the war began. over the course of this war 45,

Kirsten Gillibrand

5:29:05 to 5:29:17( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: -- 45,000 to 65,000 iraqi sillans lost their lives. we don't know. nobody's counting in america. and over 3,000 brave american troops, men and women in our armed forces, have lost their lives. my

5:29:17 to 5:29:26( Edit History Discussion )

home state of california sends the most to the services. we alone have lost 325 men and women in iraq. and we have sustained about 2,500 injuries to our military personnel. more than any other

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