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House Proceeding 07-29-09 on Jul 29th, 2009 :: 0:20:00 to 0:24:10
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Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

0:19:58 to 0:20:18( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: and come online with tactical aircraft. we have to think ahead and i'm worried that we may not be doing that. with that, madam chair, i yield back the balance of my time. the chair: who seeks recognition? the gentleman from florida voiced.

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

0:20:00 to 0:24:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

0:20:19 to 0:20:39( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: mr. young: i'd be happy to yield at this time four minute distinguished gentleman from new jersey, a very important member of the subcommittee, mr. frelinghuysen. the chair: the chair recognizes the gentleman from new jersey mr. frelinghuysen: thank you. i thank the gentleman for yielding. i want to echo the comments of our ranking member, mr. young,

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

0:20:40 to 0:21:01( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: and thank mr. murtha for a good bill and do i rise to support it. clearly if i'd written the bill i would have written it differently in certain areas. overall i wish our subcommittee could have done more but i recognize we did the best with the allocation we have. the bill is $3.5 billion short of the president's request. despite the fact we're engaged

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

0:21:02 to 0:21:22( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: in two hard-ught wars in afghanistan and iraq that are hardly over. in fact, t president's obliga commitment in afghanistan where casualties he been rising. and where more money may be need. madam speaker, the first time

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

0:21:23 to 0:21:45( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: america entangled the extremists overseas, sam adams was con confronted by bipartisans who supported -- chanted, millions for defense, not a penny for tribute. that was then and this is now. at a time when congress has found the will and the wallet in many ways to throw billions of borrowed dollars at every domestic program under the sun,

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

0:21:46 to 0:22:06( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: some are finding ways to defense spending sometimely subtlely and sometimes not so subtlely. i tell my colleagues who have pledged to support a strong national defense that this bill is the high water mark, in fact. it's downhill from here. i do support reform of our military acquisition process he's which have come under

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

0:22:07 to 0:22:27( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: examination. i do support secretary gates' program to re-examine our national security priorities in light of new irregular challenges and threats that are proliferating well beyond iraq and afghanistan. take a look at a more belligerent russia. take a look at chinese capabilities in terms of their

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

0:22:28 to 0:22:50( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: navy, their air, their cyberattacks. things that are happening on t korean peninsula, things that are happening in africa, things that are happening in our own hemisphere. i do worry about this administration's apparent obsession with this warism. i urge my colleagues to make sure we make enough investments today to ensure that we will be

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

0:22:51 to 0:23:11( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: prepared to defend our interest geagainst all threats in years to come doifment support the legislation and as mr. murtha has said and mr. young, there's a pay increase in here for all of our troops, all volunteering, first class medical care, a lot more money, more money for ship building, more money for procurement of fighters, more

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

0:23:12 to 0:23:32( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: money for mraps in afghanistan and importantly, $500 million for the national guard equipment for both overseas and home state missions. mr. chairman, i wish we could restore cuts to our missile defense. i wish we could ensure that our f-22 assembly line could keep

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

0:23:33 to 0:23:53( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: going. i wish we had an immediate substitute for our future combat system. these are important elements that need to be addressed. all in all this is a good bill. i congratulate the chairman for his leadership and the ranking member and i'm pleased to support it and i yield back. the chair: who seeks

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

0:23:54 to 0:24:10( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: recognition? mr. murtha: how many more speakers does the gentleman have? how many more speakers does the gentleman have? mr. young: we have four more speakers for the g mr. murtha: i recognize mr.

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