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House Proceeding 04-27-09 on Apr 27th, 2009 :: 0:31:20 to 0:36:15
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:31:18 to 0:31:40( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: the families who have a child diing in afghanistan and iraq. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. mr. defazio from oregon. mr. burton from indiana.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:31:20 to 0:36:15( Edit History Discussion )
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:31:41 to 0:32:02( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: >> i request in mr. burton's place. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. >> last week's durban two reminded us of the anti-semitic, anti-israel bias that pervades the united nations and why the united states and several other responsible nations were right to stay away.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:32:03 to 0:32:27( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: given what amounted to a keynote speech, iranian leader ahmadinejad reminded us of his regime's goals when he savagely attacked the u.s. and israel and called for radical political and economic upheaval on his terms. he added, world zionism personifies racism and said that

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:32:28 to 0:32:49( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: veil a totally racism -- racist regime. such statements by iran's ahmadinejad come as no surprise. he frequently pushes for israel's destruction, saying this sovereign state should be wiped a off the map, calling it a disgraceful blot on the face

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:32:50 to 0:33:10( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: of the islamic world and proclaiming that anyone that recognizes israel will burn in the fire of their fury. he said israel is a stinking corpse on its way to total destruction. a few months later he called israel a germ of corruption that will be removed soon.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:33:11 to 0:33:31( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: a year prior on june 3, 2007, ahmadinejad stated, with god's help the countdown button for they are destruction of israel has been pushed. in october of 2005 he asked, is it possible for us to witness a world without america and zionism? you had best know that this slogan and this goal are

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:33:32 to 0:33:54( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: attainable and surely can be achieved. mr. speaker, his words and actions do not merely reflt his own views or those of a few powerless extremist, but rather iran's supreme leader, for example, said this c tumor of a state should be removed from the region.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:33:55 to 0:34:17( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: as -- sanjani, the former leader who continues to hold significant influence and who some mistakenly call a mod ralt, has threatened destruction of israel by nuclear weapons, saying a nuclear bomb inside israel will destroy everything.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:34:18 to 0:34:38( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: ahmadinejad's hatred of jewish people, of israel, of the great satan, that is, the united states, transcends rhetoric into policies and actions that threaten vital u.s. security interests and pose an ex-is ten rble threat to israel.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:34:39 to 0:35:00( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: fore -- existential threat to israel. foremost are iran's weapons capability. we an emboldened nuclear iranian regime. we must close loopholes in existing u.s. and international sanctions so as deny the regime

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:35:01 to 0:35:21( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: all remaing lifelines and compel to it aban dan its destructive policies. likewise we must learn history's lessons, thatty will not achieve meas priest by recognizing groups like hamas or recognizing a palestinian authority government that includes hamas.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:35:22 to 0:35:42( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: the proposed supplemental before the house in a few weeks would provide hundreds of millions of dollars for assistance in gaza and this would amount to a bailout for hamas, enabling them to divert their funds from reconstruction to the purchasing of arms. we have tried unconditiona funding to an unaccountable palestinian leadership again and

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:35:43 to 0:36:03( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: again and it has not worked. there is no tron expect a different outcome now. mr. speaker, just today, the palestinian authority leader abu mahsin again refused to recognize israel as a jewish state but the proposed supplemental before us would allocate $200 million in

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:36:04 to 0:36:16( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: additional direct cash transfers to the palestinian authority. in short, as we craft policy to protect our nation we must reward those who stand with us, compel those who threaten us to

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