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House Proceeding 03-24-09 on Mar 24th, 2009 :: 0:31:40 to 0:33:40
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Shelley Berkley

0:31:36 to 0:31:56( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: continuing to work to deepen cooperation between the united states and the republic of china on taiwan. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california is recognized. mr. berman: yes, mr. speaker. i'm very pleased to yield two minutes to the sponsor of the

Shelley Berkley

0:31:40 to 0:33:40( Edit History Discussion )
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Shelley Berkley

0:31:57 to 0:32:17( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: resolution, the gentlelady from nevada, ms. berkley. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from nevada is recognized. ms. berkley: thank you, mr. speaker. and i thank the gentleman for yielding and for his extraordinary leadership on this resolution. i'd also like to thank the delegate from american samoa and the ranking member of the foreign affairs committee for

Shelley Berkley

0:32:18 to 0:32:38( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: their support on this important resolution. mr. speaker, i rise today as the co-chairman of the taiwan caucus and as a prime sponsor in support of this resolution and in support of our growing and continuing relationship with taiwan. three decades ago congress declared that the u.s. would stand with taiwan against any use of force that would

Shelley Berkley

0:32:39 to 0:33:01( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: jeopardize its security. we have kept our commitment and we can now proudly commemorate this historic anniversary marking 30 years of an ever-strengthening u.s.-taiwan relationship. for 30 years the taiwan relations act has been instrumental in maintaining peace, security and stabilit in the taiwan strait. over that period, taiwan has

Shelley Berkley

0:33:02 to 0:33:25( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: transformed itself into a vibrant democracy holding several free and fair elections, along with two peaceful transitions of power. taiwan is an inspiring story of expanding freedom, a robust capitalistic economy and a strong trading partner of the united states. we must do everything in our power to continue protecting it and ensuring its survival.

Shelley Berkley

0:33:26 to 0:33:41( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: as taiwan enters a new era in cross-strait relations and faces new economic and security challenges, congress today reaffirms through this resolution its commitment to the taiwan relations act, to taiwan's democracy and to our

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