Democratic Veterans Against Escalation

February 14, 2007

A number of Democratic Members who have served in the military spoke on the

floor against the President's escalation plan. As Congressman and Iraq war

veteran Patrick Murphy said “Walking in my own combat boots, I saw firsthand

this administration's failed policy.” Watch their speeches:

Chairman Charlie Rangel (D-NY)


Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA)

Rep. Joe Sestak (D-PA)

Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-PA)


Chairman John Conyers (D-MI)

Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO)


Rep. Joe Baca (D-CA)

Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY)


Rep. John Tanner (D-TN)