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House Proceeding 06-11-09 on Jun 11th, 2009 :: 1:15:25 to 1:17:45
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Howard L. Berman

1:15:21 to 1:15:41( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: what we're doing to our military, what we're doing to this new administration and come to the correct conclusion that they should oppose this bill. thank you, mr. speaker. gentleman from california. mr. berman: may i inquire of how much time i have remaining? the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman s 1 1/4 minutes

Howard L. Berman

1:15:25 to 1:17:45( Edit History Discussion )
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Howard L. Berman

1:15:42 to 1:16:02( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: remaing. mr. berman: i yield myself the entire time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. berman: just a few points. there was reference here to the f-16's. there is nothing in this bill that prohibits the from deciding to buy more f-16's. two years ago they signed a

Howard L. Berman

1:16:03 to 1:16:26( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: contract indicating that that's what they were going to do. what this legislation does is say other than some specific adjustments, particularly that deals with utilizing t f-16's they already have and the counterinsurgencwe are not going to give our taxpayer

Howard L. Berman

1:16:27 to 1:16:47( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: dollars for a weapons system, airplane whose counterinsurgency interests are far less important than other equipment or traing we could be providing. secondly, admiral mullen came to see me about the problems of utilizing the traditional

Howard L. Berman

1:16:48 to 1:17:08( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: security assistance program for providing thkind that is need for the counterinsurgency in pakistan. as a result of the case he made, we have created and worked with the armed services committee to create an entire fund that wa law in t foreign military

Howard L. Berman

1:17:09 to 1:17:29( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: financing program so that we can get this equipment and this training to the pakistis. pakistan is an urgt problem, but doing it right, not doing it carelessly, is the way to go. i urge that this bill be supported. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. all time for debate on the bill

Howard L. Berman

1:17:30 to 1:17:47( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: has expired. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from florida rise? ms. ros-lehtinen: thank you, mr. speaker. i have a substitute amendment at the desk. caller: amendment in the nature of a substitute pambings -- part b of house

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