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House Proceeding 03-11-10 on Mar 11th, 2010 :: 0:30:05 to 0:32:00
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Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:30:05 to 0:30:26( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: in soliciting and accepting a stream of payments and gifts from litigants and lawyers with matters before him and his repeated failure to show those things is unfit as an article 3 judge that is a federal judge. they did not seek criminal charges for reasons that deals

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:30:05 to 0:32:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Sheila Jackson-Lee

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:30:27 to 0:30:51( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: with partly the statute of limitations. the complaint indicated that his actions would render him unfit as an article 3 judge. the. -- the fifth circuit took to take the maximum disciplinary action, suspending him for two years or until congress takes final action on the impeachment proceedings.

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:30:55 to 0:31:15( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: . as we asked through the task force for the opportunity for judge porteous to have due process, have the opportunity to speak before the task force, in the alternative to allow him to allow him to give witnesses, none of that was accepted. today i rise on the floor of the house to accept the findings of our task force and

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:31:16 to 0:31:37( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: the vote of our committee in full and ask this body to address the concern by sending this to the united states senate for hearings on impeachment. this is a resolution to suggest that the articles of impeachment should be passed to the united states senate under our constitutional process. again, this is a sad day and a solemn day, but sadly this

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:31:38 to 0:31:58( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: indicates that a behavior of an individual who has achieved one of the highest offices in the land, and that is of the article 3 courts, judge for life, on the federal bench, deserves, if you will, to be recommended for impeachment. i ask for a vote of yes on the resolution and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from texas yields back the balance of her time.

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:31:59 to 0:32:00( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: the gentleman from michigan reserves the balance of his time.

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