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House Proceeding on Jun 4th, 2009 :: 1:23:50 to 1:25:55
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Al Green

1:23:32 to 1:23:52( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: underlying bill. thanks again, mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady's time has expired. the gentleman from florida. mr. diaz-balart: reserve. the speaker pro tempore: reserves his time. the gentleman from colorado. mr. perlmutter: mr. speaker, can i have -- would you tell me the time on both sides. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman has 11 minutes remaining. the gentleman from florida has 4 1/2 minutes remaining.

Al Green

1:23:50 to 1:25:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Al Green

Al Green

1:23:53 to 1:24:13( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: mr. perlmutter: i'd like to yield two mince to my friend -- minutes to my friend from texas, mr. al green. another member of the committee. mr. green: thank you, mr. perlmutter. i want to thank chairman thompson for his leadership. i thank him for his leadership and i am reminded, friends, that

Al Green

1:24:14 to 1:24:35( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: there's a difference between leadership and management. a manager wants to do things right. and a leader wants to do the right thing. chairman thompson has not only wanted to get this right procedurally, he's wanted to make sure that we do the right thing.

Al Green

1:24:36 to 1:24:57( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: he has proceeded on the premise that there is safety in the counsel of the multitudes. everybody that wanted to be heard was heard on this bill. labor was heard, industry was heard, republicans were heard, democrats were heard, everybody

Al Green

1:24:58 to 1:25:21( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: that wanted to be heard. i know of no one that wanted to be heard at the subcommittee level with the honorable sheila jackson lee who was not heard. there was nobody on the committee who had an issue that was not embraced and i was there what i'm about to say is not something that i know from secondhand or secondarily,

Al Green

1:25:22 to 1:25:42( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: i don't know it tertiaryly. i know this from being there in person. this issue about the prisoners at guantanamo bay was aired adequately, sufficiently, totally, completely, and absolutely. and the man who spoke who is my friend and i respect greatly had his issue heard and he did not vote against it.

Al Green

1:25:43 to 1:25:55( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: he did not vote against it. he was the only be abtension and my brothers and sisters on the republican side supported this as well. because i believe there's just one race, the human

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