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House Proceeding on May 21st, 2008 :: 0:15:14 to 0:18:54
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Christopher Shays

0:14:11 to 0:15:14( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Christopher Shays

Christopher Shays

0:15:03 to 0:15:14( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Shays: to justice. the proud legacy of the religious community of southbury remind us all that change and progress must come from the bottomp. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back.

Lamar S. Smith

0:15:14 to 0:15:25( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: for what purpose does the gentleman from texas rise? >> to address the house for one minute and revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. >> mr. speaker, this week,

Lamar S. Smith

0:15:14 to 0:18:54( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lamar S. Smith

Lamar S. Smith

0:15:25 to 0:15:41( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: nbc news aired an interview with president bush from which it removed key statements from the president's response. while some editing is to be expected in this case, nbc misrepresented

Lamar S. Smith

0:15:41 to 0:15:55( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: the president's response so it agreed he appeared with the premise of the question when he in fact disputed it. the white house says nbc's, quote, deceitful editing, was used to perpetuate a

Lamar S. Smith

0:15:55 to 0:16:07( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: story line about iran. the american people deserve to know about the p resident's complete statements on these issues. we rely on journalists to provide this information through fair and impartial

Lamar S. Smith

0:16:07 to 0:16:17( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: reporting. the american people expect the media to give them all the facts not just a slanted version. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlelady from kansas rise? >> to

0:16:17 to 0:16:30( Edit History Discussion )

address the house for one minute please. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. >> mr. speaker, without the 1944 g.i. bill, i would not be standing here today. the g.i. bil l educated my

0:16:30 to 0:16:42( Edit History Discussion )

dad after he came home from world war ii and today is his 86th birthday so happy birthday dad. the g.i. bill paid for his tuition, his room, his books, some living expenses, it paid for

0:16:42 to 0:16:55( Edit History Discussion )

the college degree. it helped him lift our family from the depression into the middle class. and it offered my two brothers and i a brighter future. millions of americans have stories that are

0:16:55 to 0:17:06( Edit History Discussion )

just like mine. all of them -- in all of the many ways that america shows gratitude to our veteran the g.i. bill has to be one of the greatest. i was honored last week to vote to extend

0:17:06 to 0:17:18( Edit History Discussion )

and renew the g.i. bill to the new generation of veterans coming home. the g.i. bill was always meant pob a permanent promise a contract with our soldiers, a boifl rights for our veterans

Lamar S. Smith

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

Lamar S. Smith: and i certainly urge the senate and the president to pass this bill into law as soon as possible. mape birthday, dad. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady yields back her time. for

Lamar S. Smith

0:17:28 to 0:17:37( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: what purpose does the gentleman from kentucky rise? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and revise and extend may remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the

Lamar S. Smith

0:17:37 to 0:17:53( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: gentleman is recognized. >> t oday i rise to pay tribute t to army specialist jerry gulla, who lost his life in afghanistan. he was assigned to the fourth battalion of the 101st t airborne

Lamar S. Smith

0:17:53 to 0:18:03( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: division based out of fort campbell , kentucky. according to his mother sheryl, he dreamed of o joining the armed forces since he was 6 ye sars old he joined the army in 2003 shortly after

Lamar S. Smith

0:18:03 to 0:18:17( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: graduating from high s chool. jeremy was a mot el citizen. not only did he serve our ve country abroad, he was a volunteer fireman, he was r a loving father to his two daughters and a dedicated

Lamar S. Smith

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

Lamar S. Smith: d husband to his wife. today as we celebrate the life and accomplishments of ccthe exceptio nal kentuckian, my ck thoughts and prayers are to his family and friends. we are deeply indebted to him

Lamar S. Smith

0:18:28 to 0:18:38( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: for his service and sacrifice. i yield back my time the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. for what purpose does the gentleman rise? >> to address the house for one minute.

Lamar S. Smith

0:18:38 to 0:18:54( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. smith: congress took strong action last week to bring down the price at the pump by passing throtion suspend filling the strategicra petroleum

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reserve. after initially opposing the proposal, president bushes signed it into into law yesterday. he had t he power to stop filling the s.p.r. all along a but it took the push of congress

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