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House Proceeding 12-15-09 on Dec 15th, 2009 :: 2:53:15 to 2:55:40
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Dennis J. Kucinich

2:53:06 to 2:53:26( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: this is bipartisan legislation which offers the last best diplomatic hope to resolve this problem. thank you. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentlewoman from florida reserves. the gentleman from ohio is recognized. mr. kucinich: i yield myself three minutes. the speak pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for

Dennis J. Kucinich

2:53:15 to 2:55:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Dennis J. Kucinich

Dennis J. Kucinich

2:53:27 to 2:53:49( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: three minutes. mr. kucinich: i would like to point out that the organization of iranians in the united states known as the national iranian american council, have issued a statement, a staff report dated monday, the 14th of december, 2009, that this sanctions act, quote, will only contribute to the iranian

Dennis J. Kucinich

2:53:50 to 2:54:10( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: people suffering by seeking to heating oil and fwass lien. prominent members of iran's opposition movement, such as mousavi and karabi and others have all spoken out others against such sanctions that punish innocent iranians. that's unquote.

Dennis J. Kucinich

2:54:11 to 2:54:31( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: i ask unanimous consent to that this report from the national iranian council be submitted for the record. ordered. mr. kucinich: i have an analysis that's done for americans for peace now, which is a strong group in support of israel, at the same time they did an analysis and summary of concern about h.r. 2194.

Dennis J. Kucinich

2:54:32 to 2:54:53( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: one of the points that they make is that, quote -- this is a quote --, the crippling of refined petroleum sanctions leads to the very problematic conclusion that the u.s. is seeking to inflict widespread suffering on the iranian people in order to force them to put pressure on their government. if is an approach few believe

Dennis J. Kucinich

2:54:54 to 2:55:14( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: will achieve the desired goal and man backfire to the benefit of the regime and so anger at the u.s., not the iranian government, unquote. i ask unanimous consent to submit this analysis for the record. ordered . mr. cinich: in the legislation that we are

Dennis J. Kucinich

2:55:15 to 2:55:36( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: presented with, it speaks to the purpose of h.r. 2194 as being -- as advancing along feelings of friendship for the iranian people. we're telling the iranian people we have feelings of friendship for you. we like you so much,

Dennis J. Kucinich

2:55:37 to 2:55:40( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: going to cut off your home heating oil.

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