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House Proceeding 11-06-07 on Nov 6th, 2007 :: 0:48:47 to 0:51:09
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lack of progress for political purposes is simply atrocious. this past weekend, a veteran from louisiana had come to visit the world war ii memorial. one man had stormed omaha beach on d-day, another

Jean Schmidt

0:48:47 to 0:48:59( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: was a membaner of the famed buffalo soldiers, an ori ginal member of the famed buffalo soldiers. these men are heroes. i heard firsthand their needs, the increased attention that's need for mental health

Jean Schmidt

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Speech By: Jean Schmidt

Jean Schmidt

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Jean Schmidt: purposes and other better v.a. services. madam speaker, as we approach veterans day, let us in congress demonstrate our appreciation. let us pass a veterans ns appropriations bill, ass propositioned, without

Jean Schmidt

0:49:13 to 0:49:25( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: unrelate it ed pork-laden spending bills attached. let us pass it to honor those who have protected us so bravely and those who continue to serve valiantly to protect us today. madam speaker, i yield back.

Jean Schmidt

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Jean Schmidt: the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlewoman from ohio rise? >> madam speaker, i rise to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore:

Jean Schmidt

0:49:42 to 0:49:54( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: without objection. >> madam speaker, i rise today to protest the majority's decision to tie the funding of our veterans to the labor,bo health and human servicesum appropriation bill. the facts of this

Jean Schmidt

0:49:54 to 0:50:11( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: case are simple. the house has passed a bill on june 15, followed by the senate on september 6, that supports our veterans and the pay raises and the funding that they need. the differences in these

Jean Schmidt

0:50:11 to 0:50:21( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: bills are minuscule. the senate has appointed their conferees. our has has yet to do the same. -- our house has yet to do the same. what's the holdup? politics. rather than bringing the milcon- milcon-v.a.

Jean Schmidt

0:50:21 to 0:50:36( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: conference report to the floor as a standalone measure, a measure that will be supported by both parties, supported by the president and signed into law, the other side has decided to tie it to a controversial

Jean Schmidt

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Jean Schmidt: bill that the president has said time and time again he will veto. madam speaker, our vdaeterans have risked their lives for us without regard to political affiliation. we have to stop the politics. we

Jean Schmidt

0:50:52 to 0:51:09( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: have to work for our veterans veterans. i ask that we use this time in a bipartisan fashion and pass the milcon-v.a. bill as a standalone bill. thank you. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has

Virginia Foxx

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Virginia Foxx: expired jealtsds jealtsd s. for what purpose does the gentlelady from virginia rise? >> we celebrate veterans day on november 11. every day should be veterans day day. that is, we should thank veterans

Virginia Foxx

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Speech By: Virginia Foxx

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