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House Proceeding 04-08-08 on Apr 8th, 2008 :: 0:43:21 to 0:48:01
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Robert Portman

0:40:25 to 0:43:21( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Robert Portman

Robert Portman

0:43:06 to 0:43:21( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Portman: resolution 73 with best wishes, i am, signed sincerely, ror rain c. miller, clerk of the house. the speaker pro tempore: the chair lays before the house a message from the president. the

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:43:21 to 0:43:35( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: clerk: to the congress of e the united states. i am pleased to transmit legislation and supporting documents to implement the united states-colombia trade promotion agreement, the agreement.

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:43:21 to 0:48:01( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:43:35 to 0:43:51( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: the agreement represents a historic development in our relations with colombia which has shown its commitment to advancing democracy prork moting human rights. this will increase opportunity for

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:43:51 to 0:44:07( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: the people of colombia through sustained economic growth and is vital to ensuring that colombia continues on its trajectory of positive change. in negotiating this agreement, my ad mirgs

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:44:07 to 0:44:23( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: was guided by the objectives set out by the congress in the trade act of 2002. my admanagers has complied fully with the letter and spirit of trade promotion authority from preparation for

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:44:23 to 0:44:35( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: the negotiations to consultations with the congress throughout the talks to the content of the agreement itself. under the agreement, tariffs on over 80% of u.s. industrial and consumer

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:44:35 to 0:44:48( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: goods exported to colombia will be immediately eliminated with tariffs on remaining goods withdrawn over 10 years. it will allow 52% of u.s. exports by value to enter colombia duty-free

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:44:48 to 0:45:00( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: immediately with the remaining agricultural tariffs phased out over time. my admirs continues to look -- admiration continues to look forward to working with congress to this agreement that

0:45:00 to 0:45:11( Edit History Discussion )

builds on the agreement between the house and senate leadership. congressional approval of inching the agreement is in our interest. i urge the congress oto act favorite raably on this as soon as

0:45:11 to 0:45:24( Edit History Discussion )

possible. signed george w. bush, april 7, 2008. the speaker pro tempore: it's ordered to the committee of ways and means and ordered an printed. pursuant to clause eight of rule 20 the chair will

0:45:24 to 0:45:38( Edit History Discussion )

postpone further proceedings today on motions to suspend the rules on which a recorded vote or the yeas and nays are ordered, or on which the vote is objected to under clause six of rule 20.

0:45:38 to 0:45:50( Edit History Discussion )

recorded vote -- record votes on postponed questions will be taken after 6:30 p.m. today. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from guam rise? >> madam speaker i move to suspend the rules

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:45:50 to 0:46:06( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: and pass resolution 265 as amended. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the resolution. the clerk: resolution honoring military children during national month of the military

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:46:06 to 0:46:18( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: child. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the joment from guam, ms. bordao and the gentlewoman mr. whitman each control 20 minutes. the chair recognized the gentlewoman from guam. ms.

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:46:18 to 0:46:40( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: bordallo: i yield myself such time as i may consume and ask unanimous consent that all members have five legislative days to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection.

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:46:40 to 0:46:54( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: ms. bordallo: i stand before you in support of resolution 265, honoring military children for their personal sacrifice and recognizing the month of april as the national month of the military child.

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:46:54 to 0:47:06( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: currently, 2.75 million americans are serving in the armed forces of the united states. 1.7 million of these americans who have served or who are currently serving have been deployed. neeferly

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:47:06 to 0:47:19( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: 600,000 members have deployed more than once and close to 260,000 are currently deployed. these are important points for us to take note of and reflect upon today because today, there are

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:47:19 to 0:47:34( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: nearly 1.2 million military children in families whose parents proudly serve in the uniform. unfortunately, 50% of the service members who are currently deployed away from their duty stations

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:47:34 to 0:47:48( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: are separated from their spouses and their children. long-term and multiple deemployments have shown undesirable effects on both service members, their families and their children. they

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:47:48 to 0:48:01( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: sometimes experience severe emotional, psychological and physical problems over the course of these deployments. over extended periods of time, anxiety and strain become part of the daily lives of

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:48:01 to 0:48:19( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: both spouses and children who sacrifice unduly. approximately 3,400 military children have lost a parent serving in the armed forces during the preceding five years. military children are

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:48:01 to 0:49:53( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Madeleine Z. Bordallo

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