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House Proceeding 06-10-08 on Jun 10th, 2008 :: 2:15:29 to 2:18:53
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Jerry Weller

2:12:37 to 2:15:29( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jerry Weller

Jerry Weller

2:15:15 to 2:15:29( Edit History Discussion )

Jerry Weller: if that's been a point you've debated on this floor, we've got to do something about illegal immigration, frankly, safe streets and communities in mexico and central america are vital to ensuring

Brian Bilbray

2:15:29 to 2:15:46( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: that families and children feel safe indr their own communities rather than having to leave to the united states illegally for a safe place to live. and if you care about the arguments that

Brian Bilbray

2:15:29 to 2:18:53( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Brian Bilbray

Brian Bilbray

2:15:46 to 2:15:56( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: many have made that narko traffickers are crossing our borders and the mexicans need to do more, they are. 30,000 mexican troop,0s have been deployed against narcotraffickers and in many cases,

Brian Bilbray

2:15:56 to 2:16:06( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: the narcotraffickers are equally or better armed. that's why this legislation is needed, that's why the legislation needs bipartisan support. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired.

Brian Bilbray

2:16:06 to 2:16:17( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: the gentleman from california continue to reserve the balance of his time? mr. berman: i do continue to reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from florida.

Brian Bilbray

2:16:17 to 2:16:35( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: ms. ros-lehtinen: thank you, i'm pleased to yield three minutes to the gentleman from california, mr. bilbray. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for three minutes. mr. bilbray:

Brian Bilbray

2:16:35 to 2:16:53( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: f.d.r. made a statement about why he wasn't giving aid to england to fight nazi journey and that statement was, if your neighbor's home is burning, only a fool would not let them borrow your hose

Brian Bilbray

2:16:53 to 2:17:04( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: to put out the floor. mexico is burning. we are not taking on a war on drugs down at the border, we are taking on the battle against narco terrorism. mr. speaker, i've take an lot of positions

Brian Bilbray

2:17:04 to 2:17:20( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: about the fact that the border is out of control, but now is the time the american supreme to wake up and this congress has to wake up that the people in mexico are fighting desperately for

Brian Bilbray

2:17:20 to 2:17:34( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: their republic. they are being murdered in the streets. police chiefs, on the day they do as preconference that they caught a cartel smuggling -- on the day they do a press conference that

Brian Bilbray

2:17:34 to 2:17:50( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: they caught a cartel smuggling drugs through a tunnel, that night, the police chief is murdered by the cartel. the head of law enforcement, comparable to our f.b.i., was murdered in their capital. you

Brian Bilbray

2:17:50 to 2:18:04( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: may say, is mexico doing enough? i have a lot of disagreements with mr. calderon a justification for ignoring the cartel when they're smuggling aliens is one of them but that same cartel

Brian Bilbray

2:18:04 to 2:18:14( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: is killing police officers, judges and others in mexico. do not think this is a problem far away from us. this problem is in our front yard, our back yard, and in our lap right now. washington

Brian Bilbray

2:18:14 to 2:18:29( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: can ignore it, but they're already starting to kidnap and kill people in san diego county in the south. we have an obligation to make sure we fight this battle on mexican soil before it comes

Brian Bilbray

2:18:29 to 2:18:40( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: -- becomes a battle in the main streets of the united states. i ask now, there's anything we can do, we need to defend the american freedom and our security when and where we find the

Brian Bilbray

2:18:40 to 2:18:53( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: threat and the threat today is in mexico. calderon has been brave enough to export criminals in the united states, he's got judges being killed right and left down there, and mexico is willing

John Abney Culberson

2:18:53 to 2:19:03( Edit History Discussion )

John Abney Culberson: to work with us on this and desperately asking for our help. only a fool would not give them the help to fight the battle on mexican soil before we're fighting it on u.s. soil. i yield back.

John Abney Culberson

2:18:53 to 2:19:56( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Abney Culberson

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