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House Proceeding on Sep 9th, 2009 :: 3:28:00 to 3:30:55
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Howard L. Berman

3:27:45 to 3:28:06( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: terrorist attacks launched against the united states on september 11, 2001. pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from california, mr. berman, and the gentl florida, ms. ros-lehtinen, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from california. mr. berman: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and

Howard L. Berman

3:28:00 to 3:30:55( Edit History Discussion )
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Howard L. Berman

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

Howard L. Berman: extend their remarks and include extraneous materials on the resolution under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. berman: mr. speaker, i rise in strong support of this resolution, and i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. berman: mr. speaker, this resolution pays homage to the lives lost oseptember 11,

Howard L. Berman

3:28:30 to 3:28:50( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: 2001, and recognize the -- recognizes the anniversary as not only a time of solemn commemoration but also a demonstration of america's great resolve in combating terrorism. it extends our enduring and deepest condolences to the friends, families and loved ones of the innocent victims.

Howard L. Berman

3:28:51 to 3:29:11( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: and recognizes the heroism of u.s. service men and women who defend our country today. it honors the nation's first responders and others w valiant efforts did credit to their country on that horrible day and who continue to help keep us safe. and it express the leaders and citizens of

Howard L. Berman

3:29:12 to 3:29:32( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: other countries who assisd, supported and stood by the united states in the aftermath of the attacks. inmerica's modern and fragmented society, collective memories are f but each of us rembers where we were on 9/11 when we heard the news. we rember the days of unity that followed when we acted

Howard L. Berman

3:29:33 to 3:29:53( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: together to protect this determined to bring us to our knees. we rember the efforts that congress, the executive branch and the american people have made since then to protect our nation from a real and an ongoing threat. and even though eight years have passed, we must remember

Howard L. Berman

3:29:54 to 3:30:18( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: that al qaeda, while under pressure everywhere, remains a serious threat to the united states. the very al qaeda leadership responsible for ordering the attacks on september 11 continues to rally those who would do us harm and along with its taliban allies seeks to defeat our troops in afghanistan.

Howard L. Berman

3:30:19 to 3:30:39( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: . this is when we must stand together to recall a moment when trarts targeted america's strengths. our very foundations were under attack and we will carry on the fight against extremists who seek to do us harm. in this battle, the global

Howard L. Berman

3:30:40 to 3:30:55( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: realities of the 21st century require that we use not only our military, but all of the tools available to us, economic, financial, diplomatic and cultural resources to promote a better alternative to extremism and to protect our national security.

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