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Senate Proceeding on May 2nd, 2011 :: 0:50:35 to 0:54:20
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Jon Tester

0:50:35 to 0:50:56( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Tester: report saying that osama bin laden was behind the terrorist attack on the trade center and the pentagon and in that field in pennsylvania where the plane went down. i said to myself then, it's just a matter of time when the united states will catch him and

Jon Tester

0:50:35 to 0:54:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jon Tester

Jon Tester

0:50:57 to 0:51:17( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Tester: justice will be served. well, mr. president, across the remote mountains and dingy suburbs of afghanistan and pakistan, thousands of american troops dedicated themselves to stamping out osama bin laden. and the evil that he defined. all those americans made painful sacrifices at home, many still

Jon Tester

0:51:18 to 0:51:39( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Tester: are, many struggle with injuries seen and unseen. thousands have given their precious lives. and, of course, we'll never forget the innocent lives taken in cold blood on that day of september 11, 2001. we all know how that day changed the course of world history. one man was behind it.

Jon Tester

0:51:40 to 0:52:00( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Tester: we've hunted him for the best part of a decade. now, thanks to the hard, diligent work of america's special forces and intelligence agents, this man is dead. at long last, catching him in a corner, a handful of american troops delivered justice for the entire world. the price of osama bin laden's

Jon Tester

0:52:01 to 0:52:23( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Tester: death was enormous, and although yesterday's precision strike was executed by the toughest, the smartest and the most effective special operations on earth, it's justice as a result of the countless soldiers, airmen, marine, sailors, intelligence agents and families who went all in for us over the past decade.

Jon Tester

0:52:24 to 0:52:45( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Tester: this country, now and among future generations, will never forget their sacrifices. 36 montanans have been killed in worldwide operations since 9/11, dozens more have been seriously wounded. a few were longtime service members but many of them joined the military specifically because of that day and what happened on september 11th.

Jon Tester

0:52:46 to 0:53:07( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Tester: we are so thankful to them for all that they gave and for all that their families gave. and while osama bin laden's death is a true victory, our vigilance in the worldwide fight against terrorism doesn't end here. mr. president, the thousands of montanans still civic abroad today -- serving abroad today remind us that every day -- yesterday we blotted out osama

Jon Tester

0:53:08 to 0:53:29( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Tester: bin laden forever and that will make our world safer, but working together with the international community, our nation will continue to be steadfast in our commitment to the security, the safety and the opportunity for all americans. security and opportunity and freedom aren't just american values, they're human values. and as americans, we will never be afraid to fight for them. in the days and the months

Jon Tester

0:53:30 to 0:53:50( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Tester: ahead, i expect we will refine and recalibrate the future of u.s. involvement in afghanistan, and as this next chapter unfolds, my thoughts and prayers will always remain with the hundreds of montanans serving there. we're forever grateful for their service. we are anxious to bring them home. and with that, mr. president, i yield the floor and suggest the

Jon Tester

0:53:51 to 0:54:03( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Tester: absence of a the presiding officer: the clerk will call the roll.

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