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House Proceeding on Jun 25th, 2009 :: 2:00:50 to 2:02:25
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Michael R. Turner

2:00:46 to 2:01:06( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: i urge my colleagues to support this amendment to do so otherwise would be irresponsible. the chair: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from arizona continue to reserve his time. . mr. franks: i would like to yield to other members here.

Michael R. Turner

2:00:50 to 2:02:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Michael R. Turner

Michael R. Turner

2:01:07 to 2:01:28( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: i will now yield to the distinguished ranking member of the strategic forces committee, mr. turner for one minute. the chair: the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. turner: thank you, mr. speaker. thank you, mr. franks. i rise to speak in favor of the franks amendment. i was disappointed with the administration's decision to

Michael R. Turner

2:01:29 to 2:01:50( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: cut $1.2 billion out of missile defense funding. make no mistake. this is a cut. we'll spend $1.9 billion less than we spend in 2009. we're going to do this while we have increasing threats, not decreasing threats to the united states. make no mistake, the department of defense has not provided one

Michael R. Turner

2:01:51 to 2:02:12( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: data point, they have not provided one study, they have not provided any information, no intelligence that indicates we have a reducethreat, all the while we know with this reduced threat there should not be a justification for a reduction. i'm concerned with the top line missile defense cut, i'm depp lie --ed about the cuts that

Michael R. Turner

2:02:13 to 2:02:28( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: include a 35% cut to the ground-based missile defense in alaska and california and terminate construction of a missile field in alaska that is partially complete and curtail

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