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House Proceeding 06-11-09 on Jun 11th, 2009 :: 0:39:20 to 0:41:40
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Diane E. Watson

0:39:16 to 0:39:37( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: ultimately members of the body on both sides of the aisle understand that. so i urge a defeat of this legislation and i reserve my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from florida yields back. the gentleman from florida reserves the balance of her time they have gentleman from new york may control the time of the gentleman from california.

Diane E. Watson

0:39:20 to 0:41:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Diane E. Watson

Diane E. Watson

0:39:38 to 0:39:59( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: the gentleman from new york. >> i'm pleed to yield two minutes to the gentlewoman from california, ms. watson. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized for two minutes. ms. watson speaker. thank you, mr. chairman. i rise today in support of h.r.

Diane E. Watson

0:40:00 to 0:40:21( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: 1886, the pakistan enduring assistance and cooperation enhancement act of 2009. since president barack obama took the reins of our nation, he has begun to lead us in a new era of foreign policy, based oven the theme, listen, learn, then lead. this bill introduced by chairman berman, is the

Diane E. Watson

0:40:22 to 0:40:43( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: beginning of this new era of american foreign policy, which will give the president the tools he needs to bring peace and long-lasting stability to pakistan. the peace act authorizes the president to provide asstance for pakistan to enhance economic development, human rights, cultural and

Diane E. Watson

0:40:44 to 0:41:04( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: educational programs, the judicial system, and the democratic institutions in order to strengthen civilian rule and long-term stability. this bill does not allow pakistan to use any of this assistance to upgrade or buy new f-16's or upgrade its nuclear arsenal.

Diane E. Watson

0:41:05 to 0:41:25( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: the reporting requirements in the peace act provide the necessary oversight provisions which require pakistan's government and the obama administration to inform congress on the progress and uses of our assistance and i urge my colleagues to support h.r. 1886 and i yield back the

Diane E. Watson

0:41:26 to 0:41:42( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: mainder of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from california yields back. the gentleman from new york reserves the balance of his time. the gentlelady from florida. ms. ros-lehtinen: i reserve the balance or our time. the speaker pro tempore: the

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