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House Proceeding 03-11-09 on Mar 11th, 2009 :: 0:54:55 to 0:56:40
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Walter B. Jones

0:54:51 to 0:55:11( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: th countries like brazil live to return to america america's children. and that's just the way it is. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlema reserves his time. the gentleman from california. mr. berman: mr. chairman, i at this point will reserve. we only remaing.

Walter B. Jones

0:54:55 to 0:56:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Walter B. Jones

Walter B. Jones

0:55:12 to 0:55:33( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california reserves. the gentleman from new jersey. mr. smith: i yield two minutes to the gentleman from north carolina c thank mr. poe for his leadership on behalf of the child who's been abduct and congratulate him on his work. mr. jones. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from new jersey is recognized for two minutes. mr. jones: thank you, very much and i want to thank chairman

Walter B. Jones

0:55:34 to 0:55:55( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: berman, chris smith, mr. holt and everyone else. i saw this story about this family probably a year ago and it broke my heart quite frankly. i do not understand how a country such as brazil, which i have respect for, could allow this to happen. this is not what the world should be about.

Walter B. Jones

0:55:56 to 0:56:17( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: the world should be about bringing families together and brazil has the responsibility that they are not making and they are not keeping. and i would say to the country of brazil that if this was reversed i believe that this house, the leadership of mr. berman and mr. smith would be on this floor saying to the family here that was keeping

Walter B. Jones

0:56:18 to 0:56:40( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: the son of a father in brazil, let's send him back to his father. so i hope that the country of brazil and those who are here in washington, d.c., representing their country or listenin hope that they will fully understand that this is a debate of compassion.

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