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House Proceeding on Jul 26th, 2007 :: 3:28:09 to 3:30:04
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Steve Israel

3:28:02 to 3:28:09( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Israel: of law in this country. weannot subvert the rule of law in this country by denying funds to carry out an order of the court. if we don't agree with the order of the court, i agree i certainly

James Jordan

3:28:09 to 3:28:23( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: don't agry with the order of the court in this case, it's terrible, we ought to change the law. that's why we have a congress. that'sur job. let's change the law. if the court interprets the law wrongly,

James Jordan

3:28:09 to 3:30:04( Edit History Discussion )
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James Jordan

3:28:23 to 3:28:38( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: as it has, in my opinion, along with the gentleman, we ought to put in a bill, change the law, clarify it. i think that bill would sail through here pretty quickly. that's the way to do it.

James Jordan

3:28:38 to 3:28:51( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: but to take an amendment to say no funds appropriated may be used to enforce the court order, what's next? a different court order that we dislike? that subverts the rule of law and the wrong

James Jordan

3:28:51 to 3:29:07( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: way to do. i hope -- mr. fossella: would the gentleman yield? mr. mollohan: we'll count on the gentleman to move that and get to the floor even befo we get to conference. it would be a

James Jordan

3:29:07 to 3:29:19( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: good result. mr. nadler: we'll endeavor to do that. mr. fossella: would the gentleman yield? clearly we are on the same page as to the decision itself. we are on the same page as the decision

James Jordan

3:29:19 to 3:29:37( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: itself. and the consequence of what we are trying to offer is to delay the deportation that's already occurring in the second circuit. you and i share the second circuit as members of new

James Jordan

3:29:37 to 3:29:52( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: york city delegation. but what we are trying to do is at least provide a stopgap measure as we know quite clearly that just 24 hours after this decision was reached a lady, perhaps her

James Jordan

3:29:52 to 3:30:04( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: whole family, will be sent back to china. we were looking for a consistent policy. i'll be happy to work with a legislative remedy. trying to keep people here who want to enjoy the american

Steve Israel

3:30:04 to 3:30:16( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Israel: dream. mr. nadler: i'll be happy to work with the gentleman and anyone else to feck wait this policy. i would hope that the gentleman and others and i could address the administration and

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