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House Proceeding 05-13-08 on May 13th, 2008 :: 0:24:41 to 0:28:27
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Lynn C. Woolsey

0:20:29 to 0:24:41( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lynn C. Woolsey

Lynn C. Woolsey

0:24:26 to 0:24:41( Edit History Discussion )

Lynn C. Woolsey: and again and again.an it is true that the occupation of iraq has stretched our military to the breaking point, but the solution to the problem is to end the occupation. not to ask our brave

Walter B. Jones

0:24:41 to 0:24:56( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: troops to give up their future and not to ask them to give up a chance to get a college education. the 21st cent ury g.i. bill is the right thing to do for our veterans and the smart thing

Walter B. Jones

0:24:41 to 0:28:27( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Walter B. Jones

Walter B. Jones

0:24:56 to 0:25:12( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: to do for our country. it's a win-win. it has strong bipartisan support and it will leave no veteran behind. i yield. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman yields back the balance of her time.

Walter B. Jones

0:25:12 to 0:25:32( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: mr. jones of north carolina. the gentleman is recognized fn or five minutes. mr. jones: thank you, madam speaker. today is day 482 of a terrible injustice in america. two u.s. border patrol

Walter B. Jones

0:25:32 to 0:25:45( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: agents have been in federal prison in solitary confinement since january 17 of 2007. agents come peaon and ramos were convicted in 2006 were shooting an i will yell alien drug smuggler. he brought

Walter B. Jones

0:25:45 to 0:26:01( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: $1 million worth of marijuana across our borders into texas. the prosecution's star witness, the illegal alien drug smuggler, recently pled guilty to four felony counts for smuggling drugs

Walter B. Jones

0:26:01 to 0:26:14( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: while under immunity to testify against the border agents. ram most and cam pea and were doing their job. yet through a questionable prosecution, the agents were convicted and sentenced to 11

Walter B. Jones

0:26:14 to 0:26:28( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: and 12 years in prison respectively. despite the efforts of the american people and members of congress in both parties, nothing has been done to reverse this injustice. members of congress

Walter B. Jones

0:26:28 to 0:26:42( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: and outside groups have filed court briefs to support these agents and on december 3, 2007, the fifth circuit court of appeals in new orleans heard oral argumentsar for their appeals. the only

Walter B. Jones

0:26:42 to 0:26:53( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: glimmer of hope for these agents and their families rest with the fifth circuit court decision. the american people have not forgotten the two agents. the more times these men spend behind

Walter B. Jones

0:26:53 to 0:27:10( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: bars, the longer it takes for a decision on their appeal, the more frustrated the american people become. madam speaker, as millions of americans eagerly await a ruling by the fifth circuit

Walter B. Jones

0:27:10 to 0:27:23( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: court, my prayers are with the agents and their families. i hope that the judge's decision will rectify this growth miscaurge in justice. i thank congressman rohrabacher for calling for a national

Walter B. Jones

0:27:23 to 0:27:36( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: prayer day on behalf of these two u.s. border patrol agents. in addition to mother's day, this past sunday earmarked the beginning of national police week. this week is a fitting time

Walter B. Jones

0:27:36 to 0:27:49( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: for the american people to join in prayer not only for these two agents, but for all men and women in uniform who risk their lives each day to protect our communities. the two agents were

Walter B. Jones

0:27:49 to 0:28:04( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: willing to risk their lives to defend our border and protect america from illegal drug smugglers. madam speaker, before i close, again we call on this white house to listen to the pleas of

Walter B. Jones

0:28:04 to 0:28:15( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: the american people and the congress to let these men go. i pray that justice will finally prevail for these men and their families. with that, madam speaker, again, i call on the white house to

Walter B. Jones

0:28:15 to 0:28:27( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: listen to the american people. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his timbae. mr. defazio of oregon. for what purpose

Keith Ellison

0:28:27 to 0:28:48( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: does the gentleman from minnesota rise? >> to address the house for five minutes. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. ellison: madam speaker, it was on may 7, the day of the

Keith Ellison

0:28:27 to 0:33:58( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Keith Ellison

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