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House Proceeding 06-11-09 on Jun 11th, 2009 :: 0:56:45 to 0:58:50
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David Scott

0:56:35 to 0:56:55( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: foreign affairs co gentleman from georgia, mr. scot the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from georgia is recognized for two minutes. mr. scott: thank you very much, mr. speaker. mr. chairman, thank you very much. this is really the most critical, the most important piece of legislation facing us right now. the situation in pakistan is

David Scott

0:56:45 to 0:58:50( Edit History Discussion )
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David Scott

0:56:56 to 0:57:17( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: very ten with us. it is a -- tenuous. it is very critical. we have before us a very significant piece of legislation that has been expertly crafted. yes, trade is a part of it because trade is important at this time to make sure that we are able to help sustain the economy of pakistan at this

David Scott

0:57:18 to 0:57:38( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: very critical time. pakistan is in a fragile situation. military aid is in here. yes, because pakistan needs this. but we have the safeguards here because let me just -- the other side mentioned something the other -- a little while back about the department of defense and their role. let us go back, for example, in

David Scott

0:57:39 to 0:57:59( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: afghanistan. in afghanistan we do not want another repeat of the very significant problem that the department of defense had in afghanistan with losing, yes, losing significant military equipment to the taliban.

David Scott

0:58:00 to 0:58:22( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: u.s. taxpayers deserve better. in this bill, we are giving them better. we're giving the oversight. and every essence -- in every essence, we are making sure that aid we gi to pakistan is properly used, that benchmarks are in place, that oversight is in place. we're making sure that any

David Scott

0:58:23 to 0:58:43( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: entity being used, whether it's being used, and certainly their nuclear weapons do not fall into terrorist hands or other hands. we made sure under the leadership of ms. lee who is on this committee, with the chairman's manager's amendment, that we have safeguards in here to make sure none of these

David Scott

0:58:44 to 0:58:51( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: funds are used to even expand the nuclear capacity. this is an extraordinary bill

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