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House Proceeding on Oct 23rd, 2009 :: 0:06:20 to 0:07:35
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Joe Wilson

0:06:17 to 0:06:37( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: be released, i expect to see additional jobs saved and created across the country and in my district. that we are making and will continue to make. thank you, mr. speaker. and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of for what purpose does the gentleman from south carolina rise?

Joe Wilson

0:06:20 to 0:07:35( Edit History Discussion )
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Joe Wilson

0:06:38 to 0:06:59( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: mr. wilson: mr. speaker, i ask permission to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. wilson: mr. speaker, president obama was correct when he stated as a candidate for president last year, our troops and our nato allies are performing heroically in afghanistan. but i have argued for years that we lack the resources to finish the job, and that is why as president i will make the

Joe Wilson

0:07:00 to 0:07:20( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: fight against al qaeda and the taliban the top priorities that it should be. this is the war we have to win. our president has chosen centcom commander petraeus and mcchrystal to train afghani security forces, destroy terrorist elements, prevent the taliban from providing safe haven to terrorist and promote civil development in

Joe Wilson

0:07:21 to 0:07:35( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: afghanistan. moving forward, we must provide the reinforcements that general mcchrystal has requested. indecision will only endanger our soldierses and empower our en-- soldiers and empower our enemy.

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