U.S. House of Representatives U.S. House of Representatives : CSPAN : July 23, 2018 7:15pm-8:55pm EDT
al qaeda and the former new york city intelligence officer responsible for having him oh -- arrested joined a discussion. we will hear from the leader of the now defunct group. organized by the center for strategic and international ready. -- studies.
U.S. House of Representatives U.S. House of Representatives : CSPAN : July 26, 2018 8:59am-1:57pm EDT
translators who have being left at the mercies of people with long memories like al qaeda and isis. we still have 17,000 applicants who want to have these visas to come to the united states to safety. i'm disappointed that we've been unable to be able to have the funding for additional visa allocations. i appreciate that due to an accounting convention, would be at the expense of other important things that we are fighting for. but i would hope that we're able to focus on what the cost would have been to us if we didn't have those people helping us. in afghanistan and iraq. it would have been far more expensive and like you, i've met with people whose lives were saved because they put themselves at risk. and we are leaving them behind. my friend kirk johnson wrote a book, "to be a friend is fatal." for these people being a friend to the united states is fatal. their lives are at risk every day. i hope as this process goes forward we can either deal with the accounting convention or try to find some money to rescue these people. thank you. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yiel
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