Speaker John Boehner to Obama: 'Godspeed'

House speaker presents American flags to the president and vice president.
2:28 | 01/21/13

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Transcript for Speaker John Boehner to Obama: 'Godspeed'
A laser job gentlemen welcome. Judy old hall of the house. The people's representatives met in this chamber. Over five decades prior to the civil war. Canceled wonder if they actually made it here that wrong. -- -- -- Krstic we're terrible. It is couldn't hear it either. Or if some spots. You can hear everything that was being -- in the room. America the vacant it was a mess. Of course was also at a time when our leaders. Work period each other all the well the -- get -- -- -- -- and a half for many architectural improvements later and we -- -- all the better I hear one another. -- To -- the appeal. Two -- better angels. But we do so amid the rituals and symbols of unity and not more important in our flag. This year old glory bull market milestone -- -- It was a spring of -- -- thirteen that the new commander. Of fort McHenry. -- order a flag to be flown over the entrance to Baltimore harbor. It should be so large she said that the -- we'll have no difficulty. In seeing a from a distance. For such an enormous banner right mother and daughter team. Had to stitch together. Overlapping strips of gold to make of the products hole. From any -- Sort -- like I was born and not long after that an anthem ago whether it. Today whenever we put up a flag. Whenever we hear snapping in the -- It gives us proof of a blessing that we call. Democracy. The -- of service and faithfulness. In which we will all play a part. So on this first heard of harmony I'm proud to present. The flags -- flew over this battalion of democracy today. To president Barack Obama and vice president Joseph -- and you gentlemen I'd say. Congratulations. And -- street.

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