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House Proceeding on Nov 8th, 2007 :: 0:36:36 to 0:42:29
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James E. Clyburn

0:33:26 to 0:36:36( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: James E. Clyburn

James E. Clyburn

0:36:22 to 0:36:36( Edit History Discussion )

James E. Clyburn: 189 republicans and democrats agreed supporting my amendment to prohibit tax dollars from funding planned parenthood. in that vain today i'm introducing the title 10 abortion provider prohibition

Michael H. Michaud

0:36:36 to 0:36:48( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: act, a bill that would prohibit the distribution of title 10 family planning money to abortion providers here at home. there's simply no reason in the world why the taxpayer dollars of millions

Michael H. Michaud

0:36:36 to 0:42:29( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Michael H. Michaud

Michael H. Michaud

0:36:48 to 0:37:00( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: of pro-life americans should be used to underwrite abortion providers in this country. i urge my colleagues to join me as original co-sponsors this week in support of the title 10 abortion provider prohibition

Michael H. Michaud

0:37:00 to 0:37:18( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: act. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from kentucky rise? ms. delauro: i ask unanimous consent to address

Michael H. Michaud

0:37:18 to 0:37:30( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. delauro: i rise today to give voice to many of my constituents as we approach the fifth veterans day since the iraq war began,

Michael H. Michaud

0:37:30 to 0:37:43( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: we are concerned as ever over our seemingly endless pressence in that country and dimming prospects for peace. i received a surge of prayers from my constituents regarding the war in recent

Michael H. Michaud

0:37:43 to 0:37:57( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: weeks and would like to read two. from orange, connecticut, i quote, loving god inspire our leaders in con gress to release your spirit of wisdom, courage, and love and end the war, death,

Michael H. Michaud

0:37:57 to 0:38:08( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: and suffering in iraq. end quote. from hampton, connecticut, i pray that the hearts and minds of those making decisions concerning the war in iraq be opened to finding viable, peaceful alternatives

Michael H. Michaud

0:38:08 to 0:38:22( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: to continuing the war. i pray the withdrawal of troops commence immediately and continue steadily over the shortest period possible to bring them all home. i pray that the light of god will fall

Michael H. Michaud

0:38:22 to 0:38:36( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: upon the country and iraq and bring peace in that place. it is well past time to listen to these prayers. redeploy our troops, and bring them safely home. thank you, madam speaker. i yield

Michael H. Michaud

0:38:36 to 0:38:45( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman yields back the balance of her time. the gentleman from illinois, for what purpose do you rise? mr. weller: i ask unanimous consent to address the

Michael H. Michaud

0:38:45 to 0:38:58( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: house for one minute. revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized without objection. mr. weller: thank you, madam speaker. trade and exports are important to states

Michael H. Michaud

0:38:58 to 0:39:09( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: like illinois and particularly the district that i represent. in illinois 17,000 businesses depend on exports for their su rvival. 40% of the corn, soybeans, and pork, and beef and other livestock

Michael H. Michaud

0:39:09 to 0:39:19( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: products are exported. one out of five manufacturing jobs are dependent on exports. we have an opportunity today to expand trade. the 14 trade agreements this congress has adopted in the last 12 years

Michael H. Michaud

0:39:19 to 0:39:33( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: have creed 16 million new jobs. today we have before us the u.s.-peru free trade agreement. what's nice about this agreement is it makes trade a two-way street. right now peruvian products enter the

Michael H. Michaud

0:39:33 to 0:39:46( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: united states duty free. manufactured goods, agricultural products from peru enter the united states without tariffs or duties. but it's not reciprocal. cat pill' for example, our biggest manufacturer

Michael H. Michaud

0:39:46 to 0:40:01( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: in illinois, their products face a 12% tariff. what's good about the agreement we are going to vote for today is 80% of the tariffs of manufactured goods are gone on day one for u.s. products

Michael H. Michaud

0:40:01 to 0:40:17( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: exported to peru under this trade agreement. it's good for illinois workers. it's goo d for illinois manufacturers. i also note for ill i now -- for illinois farmers, right now they are at a disadvantage.

Michael H. Michaud

0:40:17 to 0:40:31( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. mr. westerly: give us an opportunity to be competitive. let's have a bipartisan vote for u.s.-peru. thank you. the speaker pro tempore:

Michael H. Michaud

0:40:31 to 0:40:41( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: pursuant to house resolution 801, proceedings will now resu on h.r. 3688, which the clerk will report by title. the clerk: h.r. 3688, a bill to implement the united states-peru trade promotion

Michael H. Michaud

0:40:41 to 0:40:56( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: agreement. the speaker pro tempore: when proceedings were postponed on wednesday, november 7, 2007, 2340eu7bs remained in debate. the gentleman from new york, mr. rangel, has five minutes remaining.

Michael H. Michaud

0:40:56 to 0:41:08( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: the gentleman from california, mr. herger, has 10 minutes remaining. and mr. michaud has five minutes remaining. mr. mccrery may resume control of the time from the gentleman from california, mr.

Michael H. Michaud

0:41:08 to 0:41:21( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: herger. and without objection, the gentleman from michigan controls the time of the gentleman from new york. who yields time? >> i yield one minute to the very distinguished the gentleman from

Michael H. Michaud

0:41:21 to 0:41:28( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: georgia, mr. lewis. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from georgia is recognized for one minute. mr. lewis: madam speaker, i want to thank my friend and colleague for yielding. i rise

Michael H. Michaud

0:41:28 to 0:41:39( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: in strong support of this resolution. i would like to thank chairman rangel, chairman levin and the minority members for all of their hard work on this effort. this is not a perfect bill, but

Michael H. Michaud

0:41:39 to 0:41:51( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: it is a good bill. i've always believed that our trade policy must be real estate flexion of our values. madam speaker, this legislation moves us a step forward in building a bipartisan trade policy

Michael H. Michaud

0:41:51 to 0:42:04( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: . in this bill, we seek to protect the right of workers to organize. we look out for the environment. when it comes to trade, we all live in the same house. call it the house of peru, call it the

Michael H. Michaud

0:42:04 to 0:42:14( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: house of america. what we do today with this resolution is in the best from of all of us who live on this little planet, this little peace of real estate that we call earth. for i urge

Michael H. Michaud

0:42:14 to 0:42:29( Edit History Discussion )

Michael H. Michaud: all of my colleagues to vote for the passage of this bill. and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. who yields time?

Jim McCrery

0:42:29 to 0:42:42( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McCrery: mr. levin: madam speaker, as i understand it, mr. mccrery's going to use their time. mr. michaud, you're going to use your five minutes. mr. rang on our side is going too the closing. and

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