Rep. Schultz Cries Over Gabby Giffords

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz speaks on behalf of her friend and colleague.
2:25 | 01/25/12

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I didn't prepare anything this morning. Because I knew that I would not be able to hold -- together very long. And so proud of my friend. And it will always be one of the great treasures of my life. Two of -- Gabby Giffords and to have served with her. In this body. We have all been through such a tumultuous year it's the nation has been through -- the mountains here. No one mark to militants. Then Gabby and her family. And her constituents in her beloved home city of Tucson Arizona this and I know. Being able to -- got his voice today. That knowing her as well as I do that the one thing that has not been set -- Is that daddy wants her constituents to know. Her constituents at least he loves so much in southern Arizona it's that it has been the greatest professional privilege of her life to represent them this. That she loves them as a fifth generation to Sony and it's that her public service has -- -- a great deal to her. And that this is only -- -- -- that public service and that she will return one day. -- part of I see how it's okay but. -- -- -- -- -- And let me just say. A point of personal privilege that for the last year it has been wanted to honors of my death and the most important thing to remember. No matter what we argue about here on this floor or in this country. There's nothing more important -- -- French. And that's to be held it on high above all else. I've always carried and my art. And even though I know we won't see each other every day. I think we'll be friends -- lots elect.

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