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House Proceeding 03-30-09 on Mar 30th, 2009 :: 0:24:30 to 0:26:45
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Barbara Lee

0:24:26 to 0:24:47( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: but one that's based on sound economics. madam speaker, i hope that's what we get to in this debate. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: mr. defazio of oregon. for five minutes.

Barbara Lee

0:24:30 to 0:26:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Barbara Lee

Barbara Lee

0:24:48 to 0:25:08( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: lee he will lee i rise to express my -- ms. lee: i rise to express my condolences to one of my constituents and to express my concern regarding the incident that put him there. on friday, march 13, mr. triss tan anderson, an american citizen and resident of the ninth congressional district of

Barbara Lee

0:25:09 to 0:25:29( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: california, was critically injured when he was hit in the heady a tear gas canister fired by israeli troops during a rally protesting the extension of israel's separation barrier in the west bank village. media accounts indicate that israeli troops may have

Barbara Lee

0:25:30 to 0:25:51( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: intentionally fired tear gas canisters at the protesters like the one that struck mr. anderson, who was apparently engaging in nonviolent, peaceful protest and was an innocent victim. clearly something went horribly wrong in the village and i am determined to get to the bottom of it. to this end i have asked

Barbara Lee

0:25:52 to 0:26:12( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: thetate department to report back to me on the status of any he investigations into this tragic incident and to advise me as to when the investigation will be completed and also that the report be made public. the report should also document the actions that were taken to determine culpability, if any, and to take appropriate

Barbara Lee

0:26:13 to 0:26:35( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: corrective actions against those responsible for mr. anderson's injuries. those responsible for this tragedy, whether through negligence or intentional misconduct, must be held accountable. lastly, i have asked the state department tadvise me of the actions, if any, which they have taken to ensure that mr. anderson is provided relief for

Barbara Lee

0:26:36 to 0:26:45( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: the injuries that he has sustained. but most of all, madam speaker, i wish tristan anderson a speedy and full recovery and for his family and loved ones

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