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House Proceeding 10-29-07 on Oct 29th, 2007 :: 1:26:14 to 1:30:07
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Rosa L. DeLauro

1:19:43 to 1:26:14( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Rosa L. DeLauro

Rosa L. DeLauro

1:26:00 to 1:26:14( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: om tennessee. mr. tanner: mr. speaker, i yield back as well since i have no further requests. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the question is, will the

John S. Tanner

1:26:14 to 1:26:28( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: house suspend the rules and agree to house resolution 726, as amended. so many as are in favor saaye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 of those voting having responded in

John S. Tanner

1:26:14 to 1:30:07( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John S. Tanner

John S. Tanner

1:26:28 to 1:26:39( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: the affirmative, the rules are suspended, the resolution is agreed to, and without objection the motion to reconsider is laid upon the table. the gentleman from tennessee. mr. tanner: mr. speaker,

John S. Tanner

1:26:39 to 1:26:51( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: i move to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution,ol h.res. 740, as amended. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the resolution. the clerk: house resolution 740,

John S. Tanner

1:26:51 to 1:27:01( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: resolution condemning in the strongest terms the attacks on african union peacekeepers that occurred in haskanita, darfur, sudan, on september 29, 2007. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant

John S. Tanner

1:27:01 to 1:27:12( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: to the rule, the gentleman from tennessee, mr. tanner, and the gentlewoman from florida, ms. ros-lehtinen, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from tennessee. mr.

John S. Tanner

1:27:12 to 1:27:25( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: tanner: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all member s may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on the resolution under consideration.

John S. Tanner

1:27:25 to 1:27:42( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. tanner: mr. speaker, let me thank congresswoman sheila jackson lee for introducing this resolution which condemns the recent vicious and deadly assault

John S. Tanner

1:27:42 to 1:27:53( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: on african union forces. on september 29, 2007, an estimated 1,000 members of a heavily armed group of darfur rebels overran a small african union base in haskanita in darfur. 10 peacekeepers

John S. Tanner

1:27:53 to 1:28:08( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: were brutally killed, seven wounded, and 50 others are missing. seven of those killed were nigerian soldiers. the other three were unarmed military observers and civilian police officers

John S. Tanner

1:28:08 to 1:28:22( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: from mali, senegal,nd botswana. with consideration of this resolution today, the u.s. congress sends its condolences to their respective governments and to their families who have made the ultimate

John S. Tanner

1:28:22 to 1:28:36( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: sacrifice in a war far from their native soil. while the nations of the world deplore the war in darfur and have provided significant humanitarian assistance directly displaced persons, we still have

John S. Tanner

1:28:36 to 1:28:50( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: not demonstrated the will to end this crisis. the united nations is intensely lobbying countries to provide helicopters for a u.n.-african union peacekeeping force, one of many obstacles to starting the

John S. Tanner

1:28:50 to 1:29:03( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: mission. according to recent reports, no country has made a considered as read -- credible offer to provide the 24 transport and attack helicopters needed for the 26,000-strong force. this lack of helicopters

John S. Tanner

1:29:03 to 1:29:18( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: in part accounts for the deadly attack on a.u. troops. after rwanda, the world said never again, never again would we stand by and let another genocide take place. yet we continue to fail

John S. Tanner

1:29:18 to 1:29:33( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: in darfur. for over four years now we have failed. today our congress calls upon our allies and friends to help put an end to this nightmare. we call on the sudan ease government, its militia,

John S. Tanner

1:29:33 to 1:29:39( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: and rebel forces to take up seriously peace negotiations in that part of the world. mr. speaker, i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the

John S. Tanner

1:29:39 to 1:29:52( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: balance of his time. the gentlewoman from florida. ms. ros-lehtinen: thank you so much, mr. speaker. d like to yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman is

John S. Tanner

1:29:52 to 1:30:07( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: recognized. ms. ros-lehtinen: thank you. i am pleased to be a co-sponsor of house resolution 740, which condemns the horrible and cowardly attacks that occurred last month in haskanita. according to reports

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

1:30:07 to 1:30:24( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: as we heard up to 1,000 heavily armed rebels believed to be associated with the sudan liberation army, ambushed the small base that had been occupied by the african union peacekeeping mission on

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

1:30:07 to 1:35:27( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

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