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House Proceeding 12-15-09 on Dec 15th, 2009 :: 3:05:50 to 3:08:00
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Jeff Flake

3:05:47 to 3:06:07( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: pressure on them, put a little pressure on them, make th stop developing this nuclear weapon system because if they don't the alternative is unthinkable. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentlewoman from florida reserves. the gentleman from ohio is recognized. mr. kucinich: could i ask how the speaker pro tempore: the

Jeff Flake

3:05:50 to 3:08:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Jeff Flake

3:06:08 to 3:06:28( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: gentleman from ohio has seven minutes. mr. kucinich: i yield two minutes to mr. flake of arizona. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from arizona is recognized. mr. gentleman for yielding. the gentleman from indiana mentioned, what do the opponents of this resolution have in mind, if not these sanctions then what, what do we do? i think you're

Jeff Flake

3:06:29 to 3:06:49( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: find anyone who will rationally say that this measure will have any real effect. this is a statement resolution more than anything. and to the extent that it does bite -- right now we don't export any refined petroleum products to iran. but some of our allie those allies that we need for

Jeff Flake

3:06:50 to 3:07:10( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: real sanctions that may or will bite. and if we hope to get them onboard, the last thing we want to do is get out in front and take measures where there will be action on our allies that we need for sanctions that might actually have an impact.

Jeff Flake

3:07:11 to 3:07:32( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: do this or nothing is simply we need to address this situation. we need to do it in a way that we don't alienate the people in iran who whenou're vehemen we need to keep it that way. -- vehemently anti-american. we need to keep it that way.

Jeff Flake

3:07:33 to 3:07:53( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: hopefully they'll get mad at their leadership rather than the u.s. i think that when you look at the history of sanctions you're hard pressed to find examples where that kind of action works. you try to entice some kind of rebellion on the people that you want to help and somehow they'll bring their government rather than those who are

Jeff Flake

3:07:54 to 3:08:00( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: posing the sanction. again, multilateral sanctions can work. multilateral action can work

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