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House Proceeding 03-11-08 on Mar 11th, 2008 :: 2:21:22 to 2:23:56
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Joseph Crowley

2:17:14 to 2:21:22( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joseph Crowley

Joseph Crowley

2:21:12 to 2:21:22( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from new york reserves his time. the gentleman from illinois. mr. manzullo: madam spmaeaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker

Donald A. Manzullo

2:21:22 to 2:21:37( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: pro tempore: the gentleman' s recognized. mr. manzullo: i rise today to recognize the 175th anniversary of the strong and enduring relationship between the people of the united states and the people of thailand.

Donald A. Manzullo

2:21:22 to 2:23:56( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Donald A. Manzullo

Donald A. Manzullo

2:21:37 to 2:21:50( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: the united states has no older ally in the asia-pacific region than the kingdom of thailad. it was in the early days of our republic during the administration of andrew jackson that the treaty of amity

Donald A. Manzullo

2:21:50 to 2:22:04( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: and commerce was signed with their king. thailand has been a staunch friend of the united states ever since. remarkably, during the dark days of our civil war, the king of thailand offered to send president

Donald A. Manzullo

2:22:04 to 2:22:23( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: lincoln a herd ot f elephants to help lead the union to victory. while lincoln did not take up the offer, the gesture was great greatly appreciated. more recently, thailand provided support for our military

Donald A. Manzullo

2:22:23 to 2:22:40( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: forces during the vietnam war. it is also after more than a quarter of a century the host of an annual command multinational training exercise known as cobra gold. our two nations worked closely together

Donald A. Manzullo

2:22:40 to 2:22:56( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: on humanitarian issues as well. thailand was of great assistance as the host nation for many of the refugees who came owf of indianao china -- indo-china. more recently, it's provided refugee for north

Donald A. Manzullo

2:22:56 to 2:23:11( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: korean refugees. it also helped in joint relief operations following the tragic tsunami which cause ed devastation in 2004. thailand is america's 20th largest trade ing partner. 500,000 americans are

Donald A. Manzullo

2:23:11 to 2:23:24( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: thai descents, including the remarkable tiger woods. these, indeed, are the ties that bind. it is my strong hope that the government of thailand will build on last year's successful parliamentary elections

Donald A. Manzullo

2:23:24 to 2:23:36( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: by ensure ing that all parties in thailand are brought into the political process. thailand's rebirth of democracy is something which all americans welcome. i, therefore, urge my colleagues to

Donald A. Manzullo

2:23:36 to 2:23:45( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: support this resolution which recognizes our oldest and one of our most loyal asian allies. i reserve the balance of myla ti. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from illinois reserves the balance of

Donald A. Manzullo

2:23:45 to 2:23:56( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: his time. the gentleman from new york. y mr. crowley: madam speaker, at this time, i reserve the balance of our time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from new york reserves his time. the gentleman

Ed Case

2:23:56 to 2:24:05( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Case: from illinois. mr. manzullo: i yield such time as he may consume to the gentleman from califorlenia, mr. mr. royce. thee speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california is recognized. mr. royce:

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