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House Proceeding 03-10-10 on Mar 10th, 2010 :: 2:30:55 to 2:33:00
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Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

2:30:55 to 2:33:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

2:31:14 to 2:31:34( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: hughesen, the -- mr. frelinghuysen, the member of the subcommittee on water development. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for 2 1/2 minutes. mr. free lig -- mr. frelinghuysen: i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend. this is clearly the wrong resolution to offer at

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

2:31:35 to 2:31:55( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: precisely the wrong time. can you imagine being a soldier in afghanistan, hearing of this resolution? instead of debating withdrawal from afghanistan, we should be adopting a resolution praising the all-volunteer men and women of our armed forces and their families for their courage and

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

2:31:56 to 2:32:18( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: dedicated service and their continuing sacrifice in the name of protecting americans everhere. our nation's commander in chief, our president, made the decision to act in afghanistan, a decision, a difficult decision that was supported overwhelmingly by congress. by the skill and bravery of our soldiers, marines, sailors, and

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

2:32:19 to 2:32:40( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: airmen, we have eliminated al qaeda's operations in afghanistan but it's clear we must ensure our efforts to prevent afghanistan from becoming a safe haven once again does not falter, does not weaken, does not waver. i concurred with the administration's decision to support general stanley mcchrystal's counterinsurgency strategy.

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

2:32:41 to 2:33:00( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: that was an important step toward stabilizing afghanistan. the president's reinforcement of our marines and soldier the so-called surge, helped achieve that objective and does provide additional security. the reinforcements have worked.

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