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House Proceeding 03-10-10 on Mar 10th, 2010 :: 2:16:00 to 2:19:45
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Dennis J. Kucinich

2:15:56 to 2:16:16( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: it's not supported by the facts and not supportive of our troops and i believe it should be rejected. and i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from ohio. mr. kucinich: yes, i yield myself five minutes. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from ohio is recognized for five minutes.

Dennis J. Kucinich

2:16:00 to 2:19:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Dennis J. Kucinich

Dennis J. Kucinich

2:16:17 to 2:16:37( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: mr. kucinich: to my friend from indiana, who cited his disagreement based on law and facts and the troops, i would like to respond categoricay. first of al, section 4a1

Dennis J. Kucinich

2:16:38 to 2:17:02( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: requires the president to introduce trops into enemies. when he reports, he does it consistent with, but not pursuant to to the war powers resolution. when we are speaking about reporting requirements, president obama did submit a rert pursuant to the war powers resolution.

Dennis J. Kucinich

2:17:03 to 2:17:23( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: it would trigger a vote on withdrawal from afghanistan or congress on the other hand has the ability as i have, to bring a privileged resolution forward. now, i have heard a lot of talk about the trops here. and i don't take any back seat to anyone in suport of the troops.

Dennis J. Kucinich

2:17:24 to 2:17:47( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: there are some who believe that the way we support the trops is to keep them in afghanistan. there are others who believe that the way to support the troops is to bring them home. the "washington post" this week

Dennis J. Kucinich

2:17:48 to 2:18:10( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: carried one of a series of presentations of what they call the faces of the fallen. and we owe our gratitude to each and every person who has served our country. we suppt those who serve, but it is our obligation to be able

Dennis J. Kucinich

2:18:11 to 2:18:31( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: to question the mission at any time. we should honor those who serve and those who have given their lives and made the supreme sacrifice. we ought to critically analyze the cause of the war, the purpose of the war and continuation of the war. now, i never had the opportunity

Dennis J. Kucinich

2:18:54 to 2:19:14( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: vietnam and came home with post-traumatic stress. changed his whole life. my brother gary, vietnam-era veteran. my sister beth an, army veteran. nephew iraq veteran.

Dennis J. Kucinich

2:19:15 to 2:19:36( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: i come from a family who believes in service. the american family, large family of our nation believes in service to our county. yet, it is true that the death toll as the "washington post" reports in afghanistan is at least at 1,00.

Dennis J. Kucinich

2:19:37 to 2:19:46( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: anwe have to have this debate tore either recommit to contuing the war and giving the reasons to the trops why we're doing that or to suggest

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