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House Proceeding 06-10-09 on Jun 10th, 2009 :: 0:04:20 to 0:07:25
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Dan Burton

0:04:08 to 0:04:28( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: two, the -- >> mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california. mr. berman: i withdraw my objection and ask unanimous consent to waive the reading. the speaker pro tempore: is without objection, so ordered. the gentleman from indiana is recogned for five minutes.

Dan Burton

0:04:20 to 0:07:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Dan Burton

0:04:29 to 0:04:50( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: mr. burton: -- mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the house will be in order. the chr asks members to take their seats and cease conversations. the gentleman from indiana deserves to be heard. the gentleman from indiana. mr. burton: mr. speaker, the iranian regime is one of the most prolific state spon so far as terrorism in the whole world.

Dan Burton

0:04:51 to 0:05:12( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: iran has defied the united states, the u.n. security cocil, the iaea and continues its quest for nuclear technology. . it would pose a grave danger to the united states. focusing on iran should be a top

Dan Burton

0:05:13 to 0:05:33( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: priority of the united states congress and every minute we wait to address this issue, the world becomes a more dangerous place. the state department has not had an authorization bill since fiscal year 2003 and has continued to operate and while the authorization is important, stopping iran from obtaining a

Dan Burton

0:05:34 to 0:05:54( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: nuclear weapon is far more important. the republican motion to recommit would replace the authorization bill with the iran refined petroleum sanctions bill that mr. berman introduced earlier this yr, along with congresswoman ros-lehtinen. this bill would impose badly needed sanctions on iran. we feel that this bill is the

Dan Burton

0:05:55 to 0:06:15( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: right way to proceed and should be acted on immediately. the legislation currently has 155 co-sponsors, with wide bipartisan support. this legislation would mandate the state department to open immediate investigations into alleged violations of the iran sanctions act.

Dan Burton

0:06:16 to 0:06:36( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: this legislation would implement sanctions on companies who do business with iran. this legislation implements sanctions on those who supply refined fuels to iran. and this legislation expands sanctions on iranian exported petroleum -- the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman will suspend. the house will be in order.

Dan Burton

0:06:37 to 0:06:59( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: the gentleman from indiana deserves to be heard. the gentleman from indiana. mr. burton: mr. speaker, this legislation expands sanctions on iranian exported petroleum and petroleum byproducts as well as those who help facilitate its export.

Dan Burton

0:07:00 to 0:07:20( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: iran can only threaten us and the world because of the foreign investment in its energy sector. depriving the regime of petroleum and foreign investment will severely undermine iran's economy and increase pressure on them to abandon the course. we need to impose serious sanctions on iran and need to do

Dan Burton

0:07:21 to 0:07:25( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: it without delay. we have been delaying long enough. the

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