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House Proceeding 05-14-09 on May 14th, 2009 :: 0:32:50 to 0:34:40
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Maxine Waters

0:32:46 to 0:33:07( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: have a voice for this extremely important matter. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from colorado. mr. perlmutter: thank you, mr. speaker. i yield one minute to my friend, ms. waters, from california. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from california is re ms. waters: thank you very much, mr. speaker and members. i rise in opposition to this supplemental appropriation.

Maxine Waters

0:32:50 to 0:34:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Maxine Waters

Maxine Waters

0:33:08 to 0:33:28( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: this bill simply continues and amplifies the failed policies that have caused us to be caught up in a continued occupation of iraq and an increasingly large pressence in afghanistan. instead of playing the taliban shell game and so-called chasing osama bin laden, we should devise a smart strategy to win the hearts and minds of the

Maxine Waters

0:33:29 to 0:33:49( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: people of iraq and afghanistan. they will help us to locate osama bin laden. air strikes that kill innocent civilians will only harden the civilians against us. the taliban are leading us into pakistan where we are on the verge after new footprint after giving the former president billions of dollars while he was

Maxine Waters

0:33:50 to 0:34:12( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: playing ftse with the taliban and allowing them to control the border between afghanistan and pakistan. now president sadari has been proven to be weak and effective yet we are rewarding him with more of our tax dollars. there are two good amendments that shd have been made in order. the mcgovern amendment which would require a simple exit strategy. and the tierney amendment which would have placed conditions on

Maxine Waters

0:34:13 to 0:34:35( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: any additional dollars given to pakistan. we should be taking over the madrasahs, rebuildg infrastructure, democratic institution that is will support long-term sustainable. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. er the gentleman from california. -- the gentleman from

Maxine Waters

0:34:36 to 0:34:40( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: california. the chair will remind all persons in the gallery that they

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