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House Proceeding 05-20-08 on May 20th, 2008 :: 0:18:28 to 0:22:50
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Ed Pastor

0:18:17 to 0:18:28( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Pastor: from new york rise? mr. rangele: mr. speaker, i move to suspend the rules and to passer h.r. 6081. the speaker pro tempore: the mp clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: the

Charles B. Rangel

0:18:28 to 0:18:39( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: -- the speaker pro tempore: does the gentleman offer the bill as amended? mr. rangel: yes, as amended, mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title. the clerk: h.r.

Charles B. Rangel

0:18:28 to 0:22:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Charles B. Rangel

Charles B. Rangel

0:18:39 to 0:18:47( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: 6081, a bill to amend the internal revenue code of 1986 to provide benefits for military personnel, and for other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from

Charles B. Rangel

0:18:47 to 0:18:59( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: new york, mr. rangel, and the gentleman from louisiana, mr. mccrery, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from new york. mr. rangel: thank you, mr. speaker.

Charles B. Rangel

0:18:59 to 0:19:18( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. rangel: mr. speaker, the bill before us has been passed before and they call it the heart bill.

Charles B. Rangel

0:19:18 to 0:19:37( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: heroes earnings assistance and relief tax act of 2008. i would prefer to call it the thank you bill. thank you for the tens of thousands of american men and women who have called america's

Charles B. Rangel

0:19:37 to 0:19:56( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: -- come to america's call to fight this war and to place themself at risk because our commander in chief and our nation have called them. it is very difficult for me to think of any people that

Charles B. Rangel

0:19:56 to 0:20:14( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: we should be saying thank you more than this group who are not democrats and republicans, are not politicians, but people who america has depended on since its very beginning. and that is

Charles B. Rangel

0:20:14 to 0:20:32( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: people who are willing to make the ultimate sacrifice because their country asked them to do it. we have recently passed a bill which is the equivalent if not expanded the g.i. bill. so that

Charles B. Rangel

0:20:32 to 0:20:47( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: those that do get back, many of them without limbs, many of them without jobs would be able to get a decent education. this kind of enhances the ability for them to get their pensions, to get

Charles B. Rangel

0:20:47 to 0:21:02( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: homes, and to remove the impediments that these brave people deserve. one of the things that we are proudest of is that we move some type of impediment that will allow our fighting soldiers

Charles B. Rangel

0:21:02 to 0:21:20( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: to be able to get the benefits of some of our tax laws even though they're married immigrants. so it's something that i am certain that everyone in this house and most all americans would

Charles B. Rangel

0:21:20 to 0:21:36( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: be supporting. what a great honor it is for me to yield the remainder of my time in support of this bill to admiral joe sess tech -- sestak from the seventh district of pennsylvania. it's so easy

Charles B. Rangel

0:21:36 to 0:21:54( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: for all of us to talk about sacrifices and so seldom that we find someone who has dedicated 31 years of his very young life for the defense of this great nation of ours. he has the commander

Charles B. Rangel

0:21:54 to 0:22:09( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: of an aircraft careier, 30 u.s. an allied ships, over 15,000 sailors, 100 aircraft, and this is only part of what the three-star admiral in the united states navy has done. how lucky we are in

Charles B. Rangel

0:22:09 to 0:22:23( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: this nation and more specifically in this congress to have this distinguished member speak in support of this bill, one who probably knows more about the needs of our service people than most of us

Charles B. Rangel

0:22:23 to 0:22:35( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: ever hoped to find out. so with the permission and unanimous consent of the speaker and this body, i ask you to allow me to yield the remainder of my time for purposes of picking other

Charles B. Rangel

0:22:35 to 0:22:50( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: speakers to congressman representative admiral joe sestak of the seventh district of pennsylvania. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. the gentleman from louisiana. mr.

Jim McCrery

0:22:50 to 0:23:00( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McCrery: mccrery: mr. speaker, i rise in support of h.r. 6081, the heroes earnings assistance and relief tax of 2008 and i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman

Jim McCrery

0:22:50 to 0:28:18( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jim McCrery

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