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House Proceeding 06-10-09 on Jun 10th, 2009 :: 0:46:20 to 0:47:50
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Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:46:16 to 0:46:38( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: i'm pleased to yield a minute and a half to the very active and distinguished member of the committee, ms. sheila jackson lee, the gentlelady from texas. the chair: the gentlewoman from texas is recognized for 1 1/2 minutes. ms. jackson lee: i thank the speaker. i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks. i thank the chairman. thank you very much to both the chairman and the ranking member of the full committee, chairman

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:46:20 to 0:47:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Sheila Jackson-Lee

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:46:39 to 0:46:59( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: berman, ranking member ros-lehtinen it is too short a time to talk about the catastrophic positive effect that this will have on the american people, their security and their position in the world. we have always been a country that recognizes the importance of minding our own business, but frankly also understand the

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:47:00 to 0:47:21( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: importance of being a good friend. i rise to support h.r. 2410 because this legislation authorizes the hiring of 1,500 additional foreign service officers over the next two years. if you have visited these embassies as i have, you know they are the positive face of america. they work hard, they engage in negotiations, more importantly they solve problems.

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:47:22 to 0:47:43( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: we also put -- put forward the necessary resources for the u.n. peacekeeping missions i fuhr, -- darfur, the republic of congo and chad. and my leglation on ensuring that continue to push for the comprehensive peace agree is in this legislation. then i'm extremely delighted and

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:47:44 to 0:47:50( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: pleased that section 1104 has placed by bill into this legislation which dictates it is the purpose of of thi section

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