'You knew you were with greatness': Joe Biden's eulogy for John Dingell

The longest-serving member of the House will have a Washington funeral Thursday.
2:18 | 02/12/19

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Transcript for 'You knew you were with greatness': Joe Biden's eulogy for John Dingell
Blessed be farther from about too soon. And a lot of great women of great man and there's only if you hooked up to admired most are on our workers. And if you have looked up can. And I knew we were better than I was what they did. I knew there were more successful what they sent out to do and I worse. Incongruous that night. And when John this afternoon turner asked me where there aren't we wanted to human hears I was flattered. When I know it's beyond my capacity to some of me and if I had five days who like John dingle to do justice to who he was. List of Johns achievements is literally not figures like leading. The list of America's proudest moments. In the last seven decades. Look behind our page in history there he is. There in years. John's going to gavel. When Medicare passes in the house. I remember John Myers standing next it. Prison Obama. John sitting next to me standing in the right. When. It passed before we signed affordable care. John is here prisons here in our ceremonies as you look look up and ago. It's there. But again I have tell your work. Did he do to refute and hot Mike and a call Mike. It's our job now to pick up at the time he talked about his first speech. He passes for news be carried that we mourn today. Because we Nugent. We stand. Up straighter. You work harder. We'll face tomorrow would sharp minds and still own arm bones and dignity and respect for all men and women. If we really want to do him any service at all.

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