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House Proceeding 10-02-07 on Oct 2nd, 2007 :: 2:29:29 to 2:35:58
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Donald M. Payne

2:28:09 to 2:29:29( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Donald M. Payne

Donald M. Payne

2:29:06 to 2:29:29( Edit History Discussion )

Donald M. Payne: and the principal sponsor of the legislation in at the appropriations committee, representative jesse l. jackson jr., second district in illinois, a member of the appropriations committee, who put

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

2:29:29 to 2:29:43( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: in tireless effort to bring this legislation forward. i yield to the gentleman from illinois. . mr. jackson: i thank you chairman payne for the time.ay i rise in support of h.r. 2828,

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

2:29:29 to 2:35:58( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

2:29:43 to 2:30:03( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: a bill to compensate citizens killed in the embassy bombings. i introduced this bill with republican whip roy blunt and it has solid bipartisan support, including 19 members of the foreign

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

2:30:03 to 2:30:35( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: affairs committee. on august 7, 1998, an al qaeda truck bomb exploded at the american embassies in tanzania and in nairobi, kenya. the embassy bombing killed 12 americans. the americans were, and

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

2:30:35 to 2:31:15( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: mr. blunt will now join me in calling their names, sergeant nathan aliganda, united states marine corps. counsel general julian bartley. his son jay bartley, jean rose belezu, molly hardy,

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

2:31:17 to 2:31:54( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: staff sergeant kenneth hobson, ii, -- mr. blunt: i thank the sponsor of the bill for allowing me to co-sponsor it with him and allowing me to assist in recognizing the 12 individuals

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

2:31:54 to 2:32:18( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: whose lives were lost on this terrible attack on our embassies. and we do that now. first of all, pabyy calavar, a rlene kirk,en dr. louise martin, michelle o'connor, master sergeant sherry lynn

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

2:32:18 to 2:32:37( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: oles. from the air force, tom shaw. mr. jackson: the state department was negligent in not responding to concerns warning about the dangers in nairoe bi about a car bombca attack. they have been

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

2:32:37 to 2:32:47( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: surveilling al qaeda members for two years but that was not in nairobi, kenya. there was a warning about the state department about the embassy and requested more security. members of al

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

2:32:47 to 2:32:58( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: qaeda were convicted of the bombing in new york federal district court in 2001. government witnesses at the trial testified that intelligence and security reports from several different sources

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

2:32:58 to 2:33:10( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: had confirmed the presence of an al qaeda cell in nairobi and the likelihood that the location of the embassy exposed the employees to an attack given the proximity to the street, but the state

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

2:33:10 to 2:33:20( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: department failed to act on these intelligence reports. the accountability review board established to examine the facts and circumstances surrounding the embassy bombings found they were the result of

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

2:33:20 to 2:33:35( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: collective failure of several administrations and congresses over the past decade to invest adequate efforts and resources to reduce the vulnerability of u.s. diplomatic missions around

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

2:33:35 to 2:33:50( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: the world to terrorist attacks. like the families killed on 9/11, the families compensated in h.r. 2828 also suffer a similar heart ache and pain from an al qaeda attack on u.s. soil. several

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

2:33:50 to 2:34:01( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: of the victim's children suffer from serious emotional problems. however, unlike quick action to respond to the needs of families of 9/11, these famil 9ies have waited more than nine years without

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

2:34:01 to 2:34:14( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: any meaningful compensation. former secretary of state albright has stated publicly that her administration failed to help the families because the attacks happened thousands of miles away and

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

2:34:14 to 2:34:30( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: because the department failed to respond to the pre-attack intelligence report about the serious threat of the al qaeda organization in nairobi. mr. speaker, this bill is the very least that a grateful

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

2:34:30 to 2:34:43( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: nation can do. i would like to thank republican whip roy blunt and his staff member for working with us on this bill. i would also like to thank c.b.c. chairwoman representative kilpatrick

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

2:34:43 to 2:35:14( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: and representative burton and the committee staff of chairman lantos, chairman payne and ranking member ros-lehtinen for all the work they have done on this will. i recognize the work of karen

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

2:35:14 to 2:35:30( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: williams and edith bartly. mr. chairman, president with us today in the house are members of the bartly family, members of ms. cabaler and ms. kirk's family. i know it is not adequate to

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

2:35:30 to 2:35:44( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: show the camera on them but they are here. i urge an aye vote on this resolution and i yield back. the speaker pro tempore:ea gentleman yields back. the gentleman from texas. mr. poe: i yield

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

2:35:44 to 2:35:58( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: to mr. blunt, the original co-sponsor of this legislation. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from missouri is recognized. mr. blunt: i thank mr. poe for gt work he has done on this resolution

Roy Blunt

2:35:58 to 2:36:16( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: and being allowed to speak for a few minutes. on august 7, 1998, al qaeda launched a devastating and coordinated attack on american people r esiding in foreign countries, b ut on american soianl,

Roy Blunt

2:35:58 to 2:39:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Roy Blunt

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