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House Proceeding on Sep 9th, 2009 :: 4:18:30 to 4:21:40
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

4:18:27 to 4:18:49( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: sacrifice they made. mr. speaker, i'd like to yield the balance of my time to the speaker of the house, ms. pelosi. i would yield back first to the distinguished gentlewoman from florida. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from new york reserves the balance of his

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

4:18:30 to 4:21:40( Edit History Discussion )
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

4:18:50 to 4:19:10( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: time. ms. ros-lehtinen: thank you, mr. speaker. i'd like to yield myself the remainder of our time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from new york is recognized. ms. ros-lehtinen: thank you. i thank my good friend from new york and the chairman, mr. boehner for is resolution before. mr. speaker, before we talk about -- when we talk about the

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

4:19:11 to 4:19:31( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: 9/11 attacks on our nation, we must also recall that it was an attack on our way of life. it was an attack on what we stand for, on what we represent. what is it we represent? freedom, democracy, liberty. these are the values that people from our attackers, the

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

4:19:32 to 4:19:54( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: belief in freedom, the belief in democracy, the belief in liberty. and as we recall this somber anniversary and this resolution before us, let us honor the memory of those whom we lost, the murdered, for it was a crime, and the heroism of our public servants, our first

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

4:19:55 to 4:20:16( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: responders, our ordinary fellow citizens who were so extraordinary that day who discovered the extraordinary courage of self-sacrifice on behalf of their fellow citizens. some of whom they had never met, including many of us in this building.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

4:20:17 to 4:20:37( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: and let us resolve that 9/11 will not just be an anniversary that we commemorate with an interesting and touching ceremony, but that 9/11 is really a symbol of what america that struggle, how we dealt with that devastation, how we dealt with that sorrow and what

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

4:20:38 to 4:20:58( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: we said we would do as a people, that we would not let this attack go unanswered. and to frame the events of that day as they should be framed, as freedom versus oppression, as tolerance versus hatred, as incitement versus

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

4:20:59 to 4:21:19( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: understanding. and this iwhat we fight for to this day, for freedom, for tolerance, to make sure that we can -- not just recall the days of 9/11 but also honor the memory a and with that, mr. speaker, i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

4:21:20 to 4:21:40( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: gentlewoman's time has expired. the gentleman from new york. mr. ackerman: mr. speaker, i'm pleased to yield 30 seconds to the gentlewoman from new york, ms. clarke. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from new york's recognized for 30 seconds. ms. clarke: thank you very much, mr. speaker. i rise today to add my voice to those who have spoken in support of this bipartisan 9/11

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