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House Proceeding 03-04-09 on Mar 4th, 2009 :: 0:17:45 to 0:19:00
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Frank R. Wolf

0:17:41 to 0:18:01( Edit History Discussion )

Frank R. Wolf: bankruptcies the same as corporate, farm, or vacation home bankruptcies. i urge my colleagues to support this legislation. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from virginia rise? >> to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. >> mr. speaker, today the international criminal court

Frank R. Wolf

0:17:45 to 0:19:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Frank R. Wolf

0:18:02 to 0:18:24( Edit History Discussion )

Frank R. Wolf: issued an arrest warrant for sudan's president, charging him with seven counts of war crimes and crimes against the hue -- crimes against humanity. this is the first time they've accused the sitting head of state with war crimes. the world knows what's happening in sudan and darfur. yet president obma has refused to appoint an envoy.

Frank R. Wolf

0:18:25 to 0:18:46( Edit History Discussion )

Frank R. Wolf: i asked him to appoint former senator who could start today. the crimes include murder, ex-trerm nating, raping, forcefully transferring large numbers of civilians and pillaging their prosecute. according to the u.n., an estimated 300,000 have been killed in darfur.

Frank R. Wolf

0:18:47 to 0:19:00( Edit History Discussion )

Frank R. Wolf: yet the obama administration failed to appoint a special envoy. as recently as yesterday, the a.p. reported 26,000 people have fled their homes in darfur and fled a refugee camp, already at 50,000.

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