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CSPAN
Apr 27, 2016 8:23pm EDT
discussesdonald trump the fight against terrorism, debating relations with china and russia, and calls on the u.s. military. at a hotels speech and washington, d.c., a day after winning all five republican primaries. this is about one hour. [applause] >> thank you very much, jacob. in my recently published memoir, envoy," i tell the story of coming from afghanistan to the united states legally. [applause] and of myenager, latest service as a u.s. in afghanistan, iraq, and the united nations. analyzing what we did right, and drawing lessons for the future. america gave me an opportunity to succeed. back a little pay by my service to the united states. mention my book, and i would like everyone to read it. and to borrow a phrase from mr. trump, "it will make your head spin." oday, as the primaries wind down, donald trump delivers a much anticipated speech on his foreign-policy philosophy. this is a critical moment for america and for the world. ii,e the end of world war some 70 years now, the united states has supported a world order that has included war among the major powers. we have prevent
CSPAN
Mar 21, 2016 7:00pm EDT
unique? >> the timing of it and the vehicle. we had been living in china and we heard all about the u.s. the other was a vehicle we chose. i have been a pilot of small propeller planes. it is a plane with a parachute. hearing of towns that had an interesting economic story or interesting challenge and how they were able to recover from the word we have been going from city to city. -- went more than 25 spent extended visits in more than 25 cities. trip we have a map of your as part of the article in "the atlantic". how did you choose your cities? >> we were looking for places that were not a big place that had d a challenge. please tell us about your town and why we should go there. we got more than 1000 responses and about 700 where these full essays of why this specific town. could spend several years were alive during these things, but we want to several places that seems to be in a moment of crisis. we went to some of the midwest states that were underrepresented so far. what town have you seen that is in the moment of crisis? >> the place that was in a news with san bernardino, cal
CSPAN
Feb 29, 2016 7:30pm EST
] he says i'm going to take on china and mexico. all that this is donald trump on it. it's not just tacky, it's made in china and mexico. [laughter] [applause] if donald trump wants to bring jobs back to america he can start today. what you announce that no products will be sold that say donald j trump on them and less they are made in america. unless they are made in america. [applause] why you hire all those workers from poland illegally. ? you are part of a conspiracy to defraud these workers of their pay. he says he fights for the little guy. ask any the subcontracts. y of the subcontractors. they were the first ones who didn't get paid. to let usalling us know. you are going to hear about these stories. workers and electricians and everyday people working on this project. donald trump kept his money and the bank out a little bit of money but these workers got none of their money. some of them were broken by him. is this just a smear against him? this is the person who's trying to convince and has been successful in convincing some americans he is fighting for them. he has never
CSPAN
Sep 26, 2016 7:00pm EDT
. some of which are even nuclear. china has got more than 20 now. the united states only has one that's capable of crushing heavy ice and even that's not available 24-7, 365. the high latitude region mission analysis revealed the following coast guard readiness, marine waterways and security in the arctic were sig cabotly impacted by the gap in this mission performance. this is these gaps and the knowledge that when the polar star reaches the end of its extended service life we'll have a period where the coast guard doesn't have a heavy ice breaker at all, let alone what it has now which is limited capability in the arctic. progress is being made on the acquisition front. mr. garamendi and i and the transportation committee granted the coast guard the capability to do block buy which is what the navy has, where you can purchase more than one vessel at a time which saves billions of dollars. we also gave them the ability to have lead time material which means they can buy the terrell base in advance which would save tens of millions of dollars. they have the coast guard now has th
CSPAN
Sep 27, 2016 7:00pm EDT
trade isn't about china. it's not about mexico, europe or asia. it's about protecting our individual freedom to trade as americans. to buy, sell and compete anywhere in the world with as little government interference as possible. that's the heart of our free enterprise system. that's what the freedom to trade brings us. so, for the entrepreneur toiling deep into the night in the garage, working on their new breakthrough product, this freedom ensures they have the opportunity to put that product on the market and make it available throughout the world. for american consumers, for families, for that single mom, the freedom to trade protects your ability to purchase whatever products you choose and keep prices for your goods as affordable as it needs to be for you and your family. the reason -- one of the reasons i love economic freedom and the freedom to trade, it really answers a key question. who has the power? who has the power to decide what products you can buy and what -- at what price? is it washington that has the power? special interest groups? or is it you, the consumer? fre
CSPAN
Sep 14, 2016 7:00pm EDT
assist them so they could be competitive. but their major competitors were in china and if we try to talk about public-private partnerships, something that don't exist out there, we're not getting it. it was the public-private cozyness of china that destroyed competitive edge of a business in my community. one that had spun fibers for many defense contracts. and they alluded to the fact that in some cases, the government, china, will own the building, the government, china, will pay the utility bill. they will offer subsidies to the industry, and then as was just mentioned by my colleague from wisconsin, they'll manipulate the currency. all four of those items dragged down the opportunity for american workers. it dulls the competitive edge that we should be able to enjoy in the marketplace. we build smarter. and it doesn't have to be cheaper. but when these sorts of tie nam exs are working against -- of dynamics are working against us, we're really swimming upstream with very difficult challenges facing us. now this factory owner had told me if you take away one or two of the items i
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2015 7:06pm EST
rebuild our country and infrastructure and military china whereeal with there is $00 billion in their favor. japan, they send the cars by the millions, 70 billion a year imbalance. that's like a loss. look at mexico. we are going to build a wall. t will be a real wall. [cheers and applause] it's going to happen. mr. trump: the people i'm dealing with, and i focus on hillary. there is 15 of us. i have merry came at me strong and he went down and walker. every guy that attacked me, they all went down. we have to keep it that way, right? [cheers and applause] mr. trump: lindsay graham is at zero. zero. [crowd booing] mr. trump: i don't get lindsay graham. he is literally at zero. you see it. and he keeps talking. and he is on television all the time and he doesn't go up. he is at zeroove. his ideas are so bad. i knee how to win. and he is always like john mccain and they are like the bo bmp bsey twins. he is always sitting with john mccain. you have to know. me, i was against the war in iraq. you have the right -- i have a great temperment. you have to do something here to know what you
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2015 7:00pm EST
lose 5,000 jobs. when your trade deficit is $1 trillion. since china joined the w.t.o. the trade deficit with china has reached $324 billion. the same with nafta. same with nafta. $9 trillion in deficits. mr. speaker, i urge my colleagues to reject the t.p.p. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from tennessee seek recognition? mr. cohen: address the house for one minute. today i rise to honor the the 99th birthday of kirk douglas. he didn't receive gifts that gave gifts. e gave a $15 million contribution to an alzheimer's home. he has a long history of the of of charitable giving in the loss and and given money to children's hospitals and helping people of long walks of life. um a movie called "t rmp bmpomp" and saved his career from what was a scurge on the united states congress. i first learned of what kirk douglas done. and i found out he had been an apology for slavery for years. nd lobby us to pass an apology for slavery. kirk douglas is the person we should emulate and honor. i thank him for his philosophy of forgiveness and understanding. i yield
CSPAN
Nov 14, 2016 7:00pm EST
incarcerate more people in this country than any other country in the world. and if you take china and russia's population combined, it's in excess of a billion individuals, yet we incarcerate more than those two countries put together. and i would say to my colleagues on the other side of the aisle, i think that dealing with mass incarceration in america fits squarely within your philosophical approach to a whole bunch of things. i'm not asking you to become a progressive democrat. fiscal conservatives should object to the fact that we spent $80 billion plus dollars a year wasting economic resources and opportunity and human capital. as states in places like texas and kentucky and georgia and louisiana have done. not blue states. like new york or california. red states. who recognize that the fiscally conservative thing to do without sacrificing public safety is to deal with overcriminalization in america. i would also suggest that many of my friends, christian conservatives, i'm a conservative, i guess, in the sense that i'm a proud member of the concernerstone baptist church but
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2016 7:00pm EST
american public. he calls taiwan and raises questions about our relationship with china, as though he were the secretary of state. but he has not even found anyone to do that job. he should be in the transition office, figuring out how he makes a smooth transition of the american government from the efficiently-run government of mr. obama to his administration, not making the decisions himself and going out and announcing them through his tweet at 3:00 in the morning because he can't sleep. this kind of operation is the operation of somebody who's used to running a big business. when he's president of trump casino or trump towers, he can act like that. he can come in and say, do this, do that, do this, do that. i don't know if he understands, mr. speaker, that you and the house of representatives are the ones who made the contract and put -- appropriated the money for that plane. that's the process. that's the democratic process of this country. it's not done by the president getting up in the morning and tweeting out 147 characters and ending a contract with hundreds of jobs at risk
CSPAN
Jan 6, 2016 7:00pm EST
. 44 patients' bill of rights of catfish and china, tested positive for ibes banned in the united states. 0% of the catfish farms used not approved. large amounts of shrimp also contained dangerous bacteria. they were found in 8 % of the shrimp from bang lag desh, 74% from india. for these reasons, the number of rty seafood shimpments inkeysed 24%. we must amend this legislation to protect our food. it's not too much to ask that that food ensured safetys are meant. and making sure our food is safe to eat. purpose does the gentleman rise? mr. chaffetz: the scrub act is not going to take away the f.d.a. and the people, the food safety, it's an important part of the function that they hold. but i would appreciate anybody to have us understand -- we actually through the staff read this report from george mason university. they did a good report, the consequences of acouple mation and something that is still on the books. the food and strug strays have creating rules. there is still a regulation that strings the wibt of on canned string beans. that's still on the books. you are breakin
CSPAN
Apr 27, 2016 7:00pm EDT
south china sea, north korea's ongoing threats linger as one of the most complicated international dilemmas. the possibility of nuclear weapons devastation is one of the most serious threats to civilization itself. unfortunately, the gravity of this challenge has not received ongoing critical attention from this body as a first order priority. new intellectual rigor, strategic projection and next generation ownership are necessary for nuclear security in the 1st century. mr. speaker, i recall an incident when i was in graduate school and a prominent philosophy professor was visiting the campus and he was known for a particular expertise. i asked him, would you give me a concise summary of the philosophical argument for immortality. he was very excited by my request. and he actually invited me to his lectures on the topic. i did consider this a great privilege, again, he was a renowned professor and he was very kind to eagerly invite me to is his class but i could not really manage the four hours necessary to sit through his lectures so i politely declined. he then looked at me and
CSPAN
Dec 17, 2015 7:00pm EST
does china represent to you about the overall outlook for global growth and u.s. growth? >> well, china is a very big, a major consumer of almost every major commodity you can think of. remember, china is positioned probably 50 years behind us. we went through, i remember when we -- i used to drive up the south, southern shore of lake michigan and you had one steel company after the other in the 1950's and 1960's. they're gone. you have a huge amount of commodity production and physical -- i actually went in one of my earlier books and measured the physical weight of the g.d.p. and the weight of the g.d.p. was either stable or going up virtually year by year. until basically in the 1960's, it is starting to flatten out and the actual physical weight, n other words, we had a huge downsizing revolution. it this is not much different from what it was 20, 30 years ago. china is still in the early stages of this. the reason why you can't go to beijing without choking is this sounds like what i went through, i remember walking down the streets in the triangle in pittsburgh in 1951 my s
CSPAN
Sep 6, 2016 7:00pm EDT
, as well as russia and china, and perhaps other places around the world, in rebuilding our entire nuclear arsenal. you take all of the various things that are involved in that nuclear arsenal, the rockets, the bombs, submarines, airplanes, all the command and control systems, and in the next 20 years, 25 years, we will spend $1 trillion, $1 trillion on that whole system. i just often think, what if we were to spend -- to spend just a small portion of that, maybe $1 billion a year, or $2 billion a year of the $1 trillion on brain research. what would it mean to american families? what would it mean to families around the world? there's not going to be a family in this world that doesn't suffer from this alzheimer's thing if they live long enough. we make choices here. i wrestle with those choices. but in this particular case, the choice is clear. i'd prefer to spend some portion of that money on this alzheimer's issue and on the students and therefore on the very important future of this nation. that would be my choice. hopefully our colleagues and the american public would see the
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2016 7:00pm EST
states is a pretty big part of that. e.u. is a big part of that. india is big. china is the biggest. and the rest of the world provides, you know, properly the largest. but what strikes me about this is the fact that we in america, you know, we haven't done things right all the time. ing to onstantly striving make improvements. my problem with the way that the regulations are written under this administration is the fact that we're killing our economy to improve the global environment and yet we're a relatively small part of the problem of pollution and global warming, if you believe that it's man-made, and we're not really doing anything about the rest of this. well, we're putting so many regulatory burdens on our industry, like, for example, energy production. the cost of energy production is a big part of making steel, for example. and many of the countries around the world are buying steel, not so much from us, but from china and india, because they're polluting the planet in order to produce cheap steel and we're really helping the environment with all our regulations and every
CSPAN
Jun 13, 2016 7:00pm EDT
power after china's invasion of tibet in 1950. when in 1954 he went to beijing for peace talks with chinese leaders, he was not yet 20. five years later, with the brutal suppression of the tibetan national uprising by chinese troops, the dalai lama was forced to escape into compile. since 1959 he's been living in northern india, that's more than 60 years of exile. i've had the opportunity to meet the dalai lama on a number of occasions. he's a warm, generous, compassionate man with a great sense of humor. he's also a man of peace. he's consistently advocated he's consistently advocated for policies of nonviolence, even in the face of extreme aggression. in 199 he was awarded the nobel peace prize for his nonviolent struggle for the liberation of tibet. he's received over 150 awards, honorary doctorates and prizes in recognition of his message of peace, nonviolence, interreligious understanding, universal responsibility and compassion. his is a voice for tolerance. unfortunately as we all know, tibet has not been liberated. in the late 1990's, under the dalai lama's leadership, the t
CSPAN
May 24, 2016 7:00pm EDT
who actually import produce from china to live on. and i know that people like to paint us as the party that doesn't care about the hispanic community. tell that to the hundreds of thousands of people that have been put out of work in the central valley. this is wrong. i congratulate mr. valadao for the hard work and passion he's put into this because he cares about the people he represents. and we should care about them too. there's no good reason why we've let this happen. we've allowed this to happen for, you know a number of reasons. most of which doesn't make any sense to most people who understand this stuff. and we have a chance, i think, to fix this. pass mr. valadao's legislation and let's move on. the chair: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from ohio seek recognition? ms. kaptur: i would like to claim time in opposition. the chair: is the gentlelady striking the last weird. ms. catch tur: i claim time in support. the chair: does the gentlelady move to strike the last word? ms. kaptur: move to strike the last word. the chair: the gen
CSPAN
Sep 12, 2016 7:00pm EDT
birth certificate and fly back to china and when it turns 18, can be hauled into america. a $30,000 turnkey but you have to wait for 18 years. if you can't wait and you got the money, you can lay $500,000 down on the barrel head, cash on the barrel head and get a path into america, a green card and sitsonship. these programs are just won. the e-b-5 program should be ended and should be sunset. if we have to make concessions on h-2-b. we should not make decisions in a c.r. without making them in a treaty or a lame duck. immigration decisions should be made the subject to the pen, the signature of the next president of the united states. and they need to have the considered judgment of the house of representatives and of the senate, mr. speaker. i would promote that a continuing resolution kick us into the early part of next year when we have a new congress seated, when we have a new president inaugurated and sworn into office and that the will of the american people could be reflected in the large initiatives that would be advanced by the house of representatives, by the united state
CSPAN
Jan 7, 2016 7:00pm EST
nation are competing with countries like china and india, with big populated nations, we need to make sure that every single american child has the ability to rise up to their potential so that our nation can remain number one in the world. and so, i'm pleased that in the appropriations process, i serve on the labor, health, education subcommittee, and we do our work in the last couple of weeks, we have passed the appropriations bill. and this year we've made some progress. i want to talk first about the good news. billion propriate $2.7 for the child care development block grant. and we increased it over last year, f.y. 2015, by $326 million. now, that's the good news. the problem, of course, is that we still are far away from providing for every family that will be eligible, opportunities at affordable child care. let me give you a let me give you a for instance closer to home. i represent the birth place of our democracy, philadelphia is ifpk one of the greatest cities in the world. but we spent about $300 million this year on head start and child care activities. almost all o
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2015 7:00pm EST
and we have been able to lower our unemployment rate to 5% in the process. since we work to china last year to show that the two largest economies can cooperate on climate, more than 180 countries and followed our lead announcing their own targets. the task that remains here in paris is to turn these achievements into an enduring framework for progress that gives the world confidence in a low carbon future. yesterday, but we seek is an agreement where progress pays the way for countries to update their emissions targets on a regular basis, and each nation has the confidence that other nations are meeting their commitments. we seek an agreement that makes sure developing nations have the resources they need to skip the dirty phase of development if they're willing to do their part, and that makes sure the nations most vulnerable to climate change have resources to adapt to the impacts we can no longer avoid. we seek an agreement that gives businesses and investors the certainty that the global economy is on a firm path towards a low-carbon future, because that will spur the kind of
CSPAN
Jun 15, 2016 7:00pm EDT
blocks the sale, saudi arabia will purchase cluster mune missions from china d others and will have unexploded munitions and further opposeding civilians as to manufactured munitions. i strongly reject this amendment and i yield back. charmente the gentleman yields back. the question is on the amendment offered by the gentleman from michigan. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, the knows have it and the amendment is not agreed to. mr. conyers: ma may i ask for a recorded vote. the chair: pursuant to clause , rule 18, further proceedings on the the gentleman from michigan offered will be postponed. for what purpose does the gentleman from new jersey sook recognition sne mr. frelinghuysen: i move that the committee do now rise. the chair: the question is on the committee. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. the ayes have it. and the motion is adopted. and the committee rises. the speaker pro tempore: mr. speaker. the committee of the who wheel house of the stathe of the union having had under consideration directs me to report that it has com
CSPAN
Jun 23, 2016 7:00pm EDT
that is breaking in sydney. cricket similarly in hong kong and china. -- i waswashington hundred washington but we will wait. -- going to go to washington but we will wait. >> i give notice that i have certified the following, total 98,062.f ballots remainast in favor of 30,748. 67,251. -- >> there we have it. bellwether seat. nightifferent kind of tonight. we always expected them to go for leave. do you read anything into the majority? >> this is a pattern that we are beginning to see. although we are not necessarily surprised by the direction of the result, the margin to leave is bigger than expected. marginemain has one, the for remain is less than expected. this is still early. we are not heard from great parts of the country. it is looking much better for leave that at first. >> you probably would have expected that in the pattern of the evening. >> higher margins than expected. is industrial northeast. conservative mp in the south of scotland. constituency the kind of people feeling left behind. feeling that the government is doing a favorite. it was always likely that the
CSPAN
Feb 25, 2016 7:00pm EST
party, says, vote for me, i will build a wall andss the rio grande river buying stuff from china and you can make it here then and we will send all immigrants home and you can have their jobs, and basically i will make america great again. hillary says, we never stopped being great. [applause] bill clinton: what we need to do again somerica whole everyone can see themselves in that picture of the future. [applause] bill clinton: so we can all rise together. that is what this election is about. she says incident building a wall, why don't we build ladders of opportunity and empowerment that everyone can climb and tear down the barriers that are holding everyone back. we can only go forward if we go for together. [applause] that, weton: to do have to have an economy that benefits everyone. that is one of the proudest things for me when i was able to serve as your president, is that all groups rose together in every income group. unlike trickle-down economics which is said three presidents, president reagan and george bush and george w. bush. it only worked for president reagan beca
CSPAN
Jun 9, 2016 7:00pm EDT
have more of our debt that is owned by china and japan and opec. and the entities that own -- that own our debt. they have to have balanced budget amendments. when i was in the tennessee state senate, we didn't go home until we had the budget in balance. so i would encourage support of this amendment. it is a penny out of a dollar. it is another $31 million in savings. i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: the gentlewoman reserves. the gentlewoman from florida is recognized. ms. wasserman schultz: thank you, mr. chairman. as i said this bill has already taken hit after hit. we are far below the level this is a we were at in 2010. and we have mes who deserve to be assured that we have enough respect for their professionalism that we are going to adequately fund their ability to do their jobs, which is to represent our constituents. this bill, this amendment, takes, as i said, a meat ax approach, rather than what the chairman and i worked together to do, which is to develop the substantive portions of this bill related to the fund og they have legislative branch in a precision
CSPAN
May 17, 2016 7:00pm EDT
this year the u.s. toked with china at the u.n. ramp up the pressure that has been placed on the north korean regime. we put in place sanctions that went farther than they have before and isolating that country and targeting certain industries in north korea that we know generate revenue that is used to invest in their nuclear program. those kinds of sanctions will not be possible without the effective cooperation and coordination of the u.s. and china and we are going to work with the rest of the international community to make progress in isolating north korea until they make clear that they are prepared to denuclearize the korean engaging in the kinds of provocative act that are probably destabilizing. go ahead and finish. [indiscernible] mr. ernest: the next step will he up to the north koreans to decide whether or not they are to denuclearize zynga korean pullen said. face they do they will kind of isolation that they currently suffer from. go ahead. >> you talk about the urban league. they are talking about the issue of aca and hoping the costs will be cut for health care.
CSPAN
Nov 16, 2016 7:00pm EST
outsourcing of millions of jobs to penny-wage sweat shops in mexico, china, bangladesh and beyond. to the people of america's heartland, it feels like jobs are being moved just about everywhere but into the midwest and great lakes. daily we witness train loads of imports floweding into our nation, as closed and protected markets abroad block mutual exchange of exports. america hasn't had balanced trade accounts for three decades and workers in those nations struggle to survive on measly wages without spare cash and cannot buy much of what they produce anyway. meanwhile, pink slip u.s. workers have endured a painful toll, annual wages now $7,000, yes, -- less per year on average in northern ohio. while the cost of education expenses, health care and of everyday life rise and further squeeze pocketbooks. please don't tell us robots took the jobs. this daily reality was a major back drop to this recent election and deserves closer attention in the coming days. america's trade policy must result in trade balances, new jobs here and preferably trade surpluses for our country, not job loss.
CSPAN
Sep 21, 2016 7:00pm EDT
the chinese and the south china sea or other parts around the globe. in that regard, i think that this resolution is ultimately about things that are ultimately much bigger than the ukraine and russia. let me give 2000 examples. one, this -- let me give you two examples. one, this is about reminding our allies and ourselves, for sovereignty to mean anything, a border has to mean something. that means a border can't be regulated and controlled by whoever your biggest and strongest neighborhood is -- neighbor is in the region. i'd say secondly, this is about what it means to be an american ally. i think that the budapest memorandum was unequivocally clear, that if you give up nuclear arms, we'll do certain things in terms of your security. the question that we now have to ask as americans, and i think what this resolution ultimately does so forcefully, is to say, what does that mean and what are we going to do about it? indeed, that is the question. with that i'd yield back. thank you. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from new york is ecognized. mr. engel: mr. speaker, i'll cl
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