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House Proceeding 07-09-09 on Jul 9th, 2009 :: 0:25:45 to 0:28:00
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Steven R. Rothman

0:25:41 to 0:26:03( Edit History Discussion )

Steven R. Rothman: year. i think that's good. and for those reasons i encourage everyoneo support this good bill. i yield back my time. the chair: the gentleman yields back. the gentlewoman from new york. mrs. lowey: mr. chairman, i yield two minutes to an outstanding member of our committee who has made major contributions and has made this bill a good bill that it is, m

Steven R. Rothman

0:25:45 to 0:28:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Steven R. Rothman

0:26:04 to 0:26:24( Edit History Discussion )

Steven R. Rothman: rothman from new jersey. the chair: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes. mr. rothman: i'd like to thank chairwoman lowey for her amazing leadership and as well as to our ranking member, kay granger, who's not with us, and our fellow subcommittee members, including congressman kirk, who has taken the lead on the floor

Steven R. Rothman

0:26:25 to 0:26:46( Edit History Discussion )

Steven R. Rothman: today for the great leadership efforts that they have shown and ensuring that this bill puts partisan differences behind and that this bill makes sure that we promote our nation's foreign policy and national security interests by funding economic development, health and education around the world and diplomacy.

Steven R. Rothman

0:26:47 to 0:27:08( Edit History Discussion )

Steven R. Rothman: this bill also includes particular language that would improve transparency and accotability, mr. chairman, at the united nations relief and works agency for palestine refugees in the near east, commonly called unraw. for nearly 60 years they've helped palestinians.

Steven R. Rothman

0:27:09 to 0:27:30( Edit History Discussion )

Steven R. Rothman: as unare a has grown over the years, they have not taken nearly as enough steps to ensure it doe provide benefits to known terrorists. the problem with unraw is fundamental. there is a remarkable lack of available information. that's why i'm so grateful to

Steven R. Rothman

0:27:31 to 0:27:51( Edit History Discussion )

Steven R. Rothman: colleagues for including in the bill requirements that the information available regarding textbooks teaching the next generation of palestinians be provided and more money being provided for that information. and to require the state department to undertake and review those educational

Steven R. Rothman

0:27:52 to 0:28:00( Edit History Discussion )

Steven R. Rothman: materials and make sure there are no calls for hatred and intolerance, including anti-semitism in those textbooks

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