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House Proceeding on Dec 19th, 2007 :: 5:28:37 to 5:30:28
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Dave Camp

5:26:27 to 5:28:37( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Dave Camp

Dave Camp

5:28:21 to 5:28:37( Edit History Discussion )

Dave Camp: point of agreement among all iraqis across all sectarian and ethnic groups is the belief that the united states military invasion of their country is the primary root of the violent differences

John S. Tanner

5:28:37 to 5:28:50( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: among them. and that the departure of occupying forces, their words, is the key to national reconciliation. madam speaker, i ask unanimous consent that i can insert today's "washington

John S. Tanner

5:28:37 to 5:30:28( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John S. Tanner

John S. Tanner

5:28:50 to 5:29:06( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: post" article in the record. the speaker pro tempore: is there objection? without objection, so ordered. mr. mcgovern: madam speaker, the iraqi people themselves fi rmly believe that reconciliation

John S. Tanner

5:29:06 to 5:29:23( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: will not happen until we leave. if the iraqi people want us to leave, and a majority of the iraqi government wants us to leave, and a majority of the american people want us to leave,

John S. Tanner

5:29:23 to 5:29:38( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: then why on earth are we still staying? as i have said on a number of occasions today, what is contained in the underlying bill is a blank check. there are no restrictions on the tens of billions

John S. Tanner

5:29:38 to 5:29:51( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: of dollars that we are going to give the president in support of his iraq policy. there is no conditionality. there are no timetables for withdrawal. there's nothing. this is blank check. we are into

John S. Tanner

5:29:51 to 5:30:07( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: the fifth year of this war. and after all that we have seen , after all that we have been told that has turned out not to be true, it seems unbelievable to me that this congress would vote

John S. Tanner

5:30:07 to 5:30:28( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: for yet another blank check. so i urge my colleagues to reject this latest blank check which essentially is in frort -- support of an endless war in iraq and vote no on the underlying bill.

Phil English

5:30:28 to 5:30:45( Edit History Discussion )

Phil English: i ask for support of the rule. and i yield back the balance of my time. and move the previous question. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the previous question is ordered. the question

Phil English

5:30:28 to 5:32:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Phil English

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