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Condemning Terrorist Attacks In Paris, France, On November 13, 2015 November 17, 2015
Steny Hoyer, D-MD
"On Friday evening, 129 very bright and vibrant lights were suddenly extinguished, leaving a dark void in the heart of that city and in the hearts of millions across France, America, and the world. Our flag on this Capitol stands at half-staff in memory of those 129 souls."
Iran Deal September 11, 2015
Brian Babin, R-TX
"The Islamic Republic of Iran is the world’s leading sponsor of terrorism. They have the blood of thousands of American soldiers on their hands. They lead chants of “death to America,” whom they call the Great Satan, and burn our flag in their streets. They declared just last week, with certainty, that Israel, whom they call the Little Satan, will be wiped off the map in no less than 25 years. This plan allows Iran to build a nuclear bomb in no less than 15 years. You do the math."
Recognizing The 70Th Anniversary Of The End Of World War Ii August 5, 2015
Susan Collins, R-ME
"I am fortunate to be a daughter of that generation. One of my earliest childhood memories is going with my father to the Memorial Day parade in our hometown. He hoisted me high above his head and from the best vantage point along the route—my father’s shoulders—I saw hats go off and hands go over hearts as Caribou paid its respects to our flag and honored our veterans. Some Memorial Days, my father would wear his Army jacket to the parade. As a child, I thought it was just an old jacket. Only as an adult did I learn the price he had paid for it."
The Nuclear Deal With Iran And Our National Security July 22, 2015
Marsha Blackburn, R-TN
"Now, Mr. Speaker, I ask you, does this sound like the type of deal that you would want to make with a country whose people recently were out chanting “death to America” and burning our flag to celebrate the Muslim holy day with the Supreme Leader in attendance at that rally? Does this sound like the type of deal that should be approved by our Secretary of State and supported by our President? Why? Why would they want to do this? Why would there be a deal that sets a date certain and kind of lays out that path? Simply put, there is no way—no way—that we can trust Iran to allow inspectors unfettered access to both civilian and military sites to verify that they are not pushing a nuclear weapon. So we would be left wondering if—if—they are going to hold up their end of this so-called nuclear deal."
Iran Deal July 14, 2015
Brian Babin, R-TX
"Mr. Speaker, I rise to talk about this Iran deal. President Obama has made a deal with Islamic Republic of Iran, a terrorist regime that regularly leads chants of “Death to America,” burns our flag, and has killed hundreds of American soldiers."

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