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House Proceeding on Jun 25th, 2009 :: 0:51:40 to 0:52:55
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Howard L. Berman

0:51:36 to 0:51:57( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: amendment is asking. with that, yield back my time. the chair: the gentleman from california. mr. mckeon: i yield at this time to the gentleman from california, the chairman of the foreign affairs berman, one minute. the chair: the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. berman: thank you, mr. speaker.

Howard L. Berman

0:51:40 to 0:52:55( Edit History Discussion )
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Howard L. Berman

0:51:58 to 0:52:18( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: i thank my friend for i have tremendous respect for my friend and colleague from massachusetts. i know he always has the best interest of the nation and our armed services at heart. but i must oppose the amendment. as much as all of us would like to have our brave men and women home again reunited with their loved ones, we don't have a choice but to keep the troops

Howard L. Berman

0:52:19 to 0:52:39( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: on the ground in afghanistan for some period of time. the only way we can afghanistan is to create an environment conducive to development and good governance. our u.s. military is an essential component of that. requiring president obama to develop an exit strategy only a

Howard L. Berman

0:52:40 to 0:52:55( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: few months after he increased the number of u.s. troops in afghanistan and launched a new strategy would raise questions about our commitment to the afghan people and complicate our efforts to help them create a stable and secure nation in a

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