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House Proceeding on May 7th, 2008 :: 0:19:49 to 0:21:30
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Candice S. Miller

0:19:37 to 0:19:49( Edit History Discussion )

Candice S. Miller: to iraqi security forces, we also need to quickly transition from the american taxpayer footing the entire bill to the now free country of iraq paying to protect their own freedom and rebuilding

Hank Johnson

0:19:49 to 0:20:03( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: their own country. americans understand that freedom is not free. and the iraqi people need to understand that securing their own freedom will require their own investment. i yield back.

Hank Johnson

0:19:49 to 0:21:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Hank Johnson

Hank Johnson

0:20:03 to 0:20:25( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman yields back the balance of her time. the the gentlewoman from from massachusetts. >> request permission to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro

Hank Johnson

0:20:25 to 0:20:37( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: tempore: without objection. >> mr. speaker, i rise today to honor the service and sacrifice of sergeant alex jimenez and express my support for his family during this most difficult time. on

Hank Johnson

0:20:37 to 0:20:50( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: may2, 2007, sergeant jimenez and private first class byron foudy, were ambushed south of baghdad. there has been no information regarding their whereabouts since that time. on june 27 the united

Hank Johnson

0:20:50 to 0:21:05( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: states army changed the status from duty status whereabouts unknown to missing or captured. we may not know where alex is, but he is never far from our thoughts. family members like

Hank Johnson

0:21:05 to 0:21:17( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: alex's father, andy, or his wife, have weathered agonizing uncertainty while demonstrating support for their loved one's service to our contry. we owe them a debt of gratitude. the community in lawrence,

Hank Johnson

0:21:17 to 0:21:30( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: massachusetts, has been extremely supportive. a p.o.w. ride will take place this weekend in honor of sergeant jimenez in support of his family. the jim necessary families are not alone

Lynn A. Westmoreland

0:21:30 to 0:21:44( Edit History Discussion )

Lynn A. Westmoreland: as we pray for the safe return of alex and byron. sergeant jimenez put his life in danger for our contry. we not leave him or any other behind. i support legislation to create a select committee of

Lynn A. Westmoreland

0:21:30 to 0:22:54( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lynn A. Westmoreland

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