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House Proceeding on Feb 14th, 2007 :: 8:07:51 to 8:12:21
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Lee Terry

8:07:51 to 8:08:06( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: to me using this quote, this soldier said, i will not disgrace the soldiers' arms or abandon a comrade who stands at my side. i will fight to defend things say credit and pro fine and hand

Lee Terry

8:07:51 to 8:12:21( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lee Terry

Lee Terry

8:08:06 to 8:08:25( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: down my country larger and better than i received it. my colleague from south carolina quoted a soldier in his district yesterday. he said, this is my war. that's the soldier's attitude and should

Lee Terry

8:08:25 to 8:08:39( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: be our attitude. it's our war against brutal, ruthless terrorists. i will not support a resolution that tells our soldiers that the united states congress is not supporting what they're doing.

Lee Terry

8:08:39 to 8:08:54( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: mr. speaker, i ask that everyone pray for our troops, for their safety and for their victory. may god continue to bless america and the magnificent men and women in uniform that protect us.

Lee Terry

8:08:54 to 8:09:12( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the chairman from missouri is recognized. mr. skelton: i yield five minutes to my friend and colleague, the gentleman from washington, mr. dicks who is

Lee Terry

8:09:12 to 8:09:33( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: the chairman of the defense subcommittee on appropriations. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for five minutes. mr. dicks: the resolution expresses a very clear message

Lee Terry

8:09:33 to 8:09:56( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: to the american people that it's time to change the direction of our policy in iraq. the meetings and communications that i've had with people in the sixth congressional district in the

Lee Terry

8:09:56 to 8:10:15( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: state of washington, have made it clear that the people i represent want to hear from congress. my resolve in this is strengthened by the loss and grief i have heard from families in my district,

Lee Terry

8:10:15 to 8:10:31( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: whose loved ones have been lost or injured in this conflict. i also deplore the mistakes of this administration. failing to deploy troops to stabilize iraq, disbanding the iraqi army, failing

Lee Terry

8:10:31 to 8:10:47( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: to provide jobs and economic restoration, those are but a few. it is four years since forces invaded iraq. based on what was faulty intelligence. the premise for our military action against

Lee Terry

8:10:47 to 8:11:03( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: the saddam hussein government of iraq was that he had weapons of mass destruction and even the president has now acknowledged that this determination resulted in an incorrect interpretation

Lee Terry

8:11:03 to 8:11:24( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: of intelligence information. with more than 3,000 u.s. military killed, people across the nation are questioning our continued involvement very seriously and very legitimately, and especially

Lee Terry

8:11:24 to 8:11:40( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: since the president has now ignored the advice we know he received from me senior military advisors and has decided to increase the number of troops deployed to iraq. it is time for this congress

Lee Terry

8:11:40 to 8:11:57( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: to speak clearly and forcefully in opposition to this escalation and in support of changing course in iraq. in this resolution, we are clear that our determination and american forces have

Lee Terry

8:11:57 to 8:12:21( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: accomplished everything they have been asked to do in iraq courageously and with the professionalism that the nation expects. these troops have not let us down. but in many ways, they have

William J. Jefferson

8:12:21 to 8:12:33( Edit History Discussion )

William J. Jefferson: been let down by a policy that ignores the reality of their situation. and by a commander in chief whose only response is to place more american troops in harm's way while sectarian violence

William J. Jefferson

8:12:21 to 8:13:34( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: William J. Jefferson

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