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House Proceeding 11-07-07 on Nov 7th, 2007 :: 0:02:13 to 0:04:28
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day 38 that our veterans have not had t he use of the increased funding for their den fits in health care. that's $18.5 million a day not able to be used. in june, this house passed the appropriation

Mazie Hirono

0:02:13 to 0:02:28( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: bill with a $6 billion increase in a bipartisan manner. on september 6, the senate 6 completed their bill. the president has agreed to sign this bill. instead, the democratic leadership has decided

Mazie Hirono

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Speech By: Mazie Hirono

Mazie Hirono

0:02:28 to 0:02:42( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: to use funding for our veterans as a smokescreen in an effort to pass billions in unrelated domestic spending. our veterans are not pawns in a political game. they are heroes. these funding

Mazie Hirono

0:02:42 to 0:02:57( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: issues should have been considered separately and on their own merits. please join me in calling upon the democratic leadership to put our veterans first and send a clean veterans' appropriation

Mazie Hirono

0:02:57 to 0:03:08( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: bill to the president now. thank you, and i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlelady from hawaii rise? ms. any roneo: i -- ms hirono: i ask permission to address

Mazie Hirono

0:03:08 to 0:03:21( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: the house for one minute and to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. hirono: roosevelt served alongside our veterans during world war ii. they fought solder

Mazie Hirono

0:03:21 to 0:03:34( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: to shoulder with america's servicemen. we promised to have benefits to them. we have not yet achieved the full equity that the filipino veterans deserve. i am proud to be an original co-sponsor of

Mazie Hirono

0:03:34 to 0:03:48( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: h.r. 760, the filipino veterans equity act, which in essence makes good on the promise that our government made to these brave men over 60 years ago. our filipino veterans are in the twilight

Mazie Hirono

0:03:48 to 0:04:00( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: of their lives. of the 250,000 soldiers that fought with us, only 18,000 survived today, and of that number, 2,000 reside in my state of hawaii. as we honor our veterans across this country

Mazie Hirono

0:04:00 to 0:04:14( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: on veterans day, let us include those filipino veterans who still await a promise unfulfilled. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from michigan rise? >> to

Mazie Hirono

0:04:14 to 0:04:28( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my rem arks. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognizeled. >> thank you, mr. speaker. somewhere chairman mau is looking up

Thaddeus G. McCotter

0:04:28 to 0:04:47( Edit History Discussion )

Thaddeus G. McCotter: and laughing. the religious symbols is on the objects lifted due to security concerns. since the leader of the free world, president bush has articulated his eagerness to attend communist china's

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