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Senate Proceeding on Nov 16th, 2007 :: 0:22:33 to 0:24:00
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John Thune

0:20:50 to 0:22:33( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Thune

John Thune

0:22:23 to 0:22:33( Edit History Discussion )

John Thune: trying to frame the issue the way it deserves to be framed. senator reid told us one time we shouldn't run the congress down, and i generally agree with that except here. what we're about to do is

Lindsey Graham

0:22:33 to 0:22:47( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: take one of the most successful military operations in american history, by any measure -- the surge -- and undercut it by one of the most dysfunctional congresses in american history, by denying

Lindsey Graham

0:22:33 to 0:24:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lindsey Graham

Lindsey Graham

0:22:47 to 0:23:04( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: the funding to the troops in the field who have performed. and the house bill would replace military commanders with a dysfunctional congress that's being led around by its nose, by code pink and moveon.org,

Lindsey Graham

0:23:04 to 0:23:15( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: who doesn't understand the success on the battlefield. all they see is the next election and the potential for an ad, and listen to this inflam forry rhetoric. we're not going to allow the -- inflammatory

Lindsey Graham

0:23:15 to 0:23:26( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: rhetoric. we're not going to send the message to our enemies, you're back into the fight. we're not going to tell our troops, you're losers. you don't get any more money. and we're not going to tell

Lindsey Graham

0:23:26 to 0:23:36( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: our allies and the brave iras who have jumped on our side, we're leaving. this is ridiculous. it is undercutting america's vital national security interests, and it's telling our soldiers, you're

Lindsey Graham

0:23:36 to 0:23:48( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: losers, when they're winners. so we're going to defeat it now and forever. i yield back. the presiding officer: the republican leader is recognized for five minutes. mr. mcconnell: mr. president, i

Lindsey Graham

0:23:48 to 0:24:00( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: have a simple message this morning. we need to get the funds to the troops, and we need to do it now. secretary of defense told us yesterday that the money for the army and marine corps will soon

Mitch McConnell

0:24:00 to 0:24:11( Edit History Discussion )

Mitch McConnell: run out, that he'll have to start writing pink slips, tearing up contracts and reducing missions at military bases. if we don't approve these funds for supplies needed to protect these brave men and women

Mitch McConnell

0:24:00 to 0:27:52( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mitch McConnell

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