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Senate Proceeding on Feb 11th, 2010 :: 0:51:25 to 0:53:00
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John McCain

0:51:13 to 0:51:26( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: tehran were chanting "obama, obama: are you with us or are you with them?" and what would be the effect of the american people -- obt eye rain -- on the iranian people if we impose these sank stphupbs

Joseph Lieberman

0:51:25 to 0:53:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joseph Lieberman

Joseph Lieberman

0:51:27 to 0:51:47( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: mr. president, i ask for two additional minutes. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. lieberman: the nator from arizona, it's very clear that these sanctions directed against the thugs in the iranian government who brutally suppress the rights of their own people will be very popular with the people of iran. in my opinion, the economic

Joseph Lieberman

0:51:48 to 0:52:09( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: sanctions that would be imposed in the legislation that passed the senate unanimously about ten days ago, those sanctions are tough. but if we have any hope of achieving the end of the iranian nuclear weapons program through diplomacy, it has to be coupled with tough economic sanctions or

Joseph Lieberman

0:52:10 to 0:52:31( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: else we will be left with no alternative but military action. so, look, there's a difference between the regime in iran and the people of iran. the people of iran want to change in their regime. it's clear. there's no -- there's nothing inherently at odds between the american people and the people of iran. as a matter of fact, we have all sorts of history and values and

Joseph Lieberman

0:52:32 to 0:52:52( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: goals in common. the problem is the extremists, brutal, aggressive regime in tehran, and the sooner it goes, the better. and i hope the people of iran hear this legislation that we introduce today, under your leadership, senator mccain, as an expression of unanimity

Joseph Lieberman

0:52:53 to 0:53:00( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: across party lines and ideological lines on behalf of the people of iran -- excuse me, the people of america. we stand with the people of iran

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