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I've -- -- -- and I hadn't seen my program please welcome to burden now the congress and represented enough.
Staten Island parts of Brooklyn Michael Graham good morning guys -- -- Good morning.
And I'm doing well thank you when -- you know.
Pullback in 1989 -- -- 93 -- served in the first gulf war.
Walter and solve -- talk about to speaker Boehner known.
And the senate -- drill 012 -- jury can -- -- background.
What did you do and may have to I didn't involve may have been out personal.
-- believe -- battle I want to what is going queens -- more growers are -- I was -- just refreshments.
-- -- an FBI agents.
The decision for insomnia decided.
Back then that I wanted to be an FBI agent and I -- we just do well in school and and not keep trying this very difficult to get and so it in our study kept applying actually -- When they get back in the Marine Corps as a in the clerical position working the midnight shift while it was going college -- worked at night.
And doing clerical work for the bureau.
And then I got my degree and I came back as an -- so -- -- very very fortunate was an unbelievable opportunity to work with some great Americans wonderfully agency -- really wonderful things -- if -- became an agent I get a lot of different things everything from the Gambino Crime Family.
Sort of critical what was generally -- -- -- you'll learn.
-- actually what are my first case -- was to investigate Peter Gotti so it was it was an unbelievable opportunity but they've either got -- people undercover for rough.
Several different cases over more than five years -- work -- deep undercover which was just incredible.
Television outlawed in -- told read in Austria.
It will create quite a bit of different things you know I had -- -- specifically -- the Gambino family I was honored to work with someone.
By the name of Jack Dorsey at the most prolific undercover in the history the FBI.
Who what was on the -- Jack so called his book making Jack focal.
Very interesting -- -- it several times but yet we worked of the Gambino family together they have but it -- a bunch of things including a big Wall -- case which was just incredible.
Towards famous Donnie Brasco.
As the famous case -- on the -- I would related.
With the -- that movie Donnie Brasco was was after him.
I met him must several times in the academy what I was getting certified as an undercover he was one of the instructors.
You know going through some of the do's and don'ts of being an undercover agent but I gotta tell you -- -- paid incredible credible agent that made incredible case.
But that Jack Dorsey it was under cover.
Full -- 24 years of 26 years he did everything from murder for hire.
To look drug cartels.
And like -- -- the Gambino family so.
It's it was it was really my greatest achievement.
The answer -- people.
-- any other active big misnomer I think some of the movies -- Egypt.
See you never allow anyone to get hurt period I almost had to break cobra wanna -- -- is simply because.
The bad guys valuable -- wanted to give someone -- beating you know that giving him a pretty good decent.
I couldn't allow it to -- I figured a way to stop it without breaking cover.
But you -- never allow anyone to get hurt that's just don't get good that we're still -- enforcement at the other day without this CIA or anything like death.
-- to -- -- Michael Graham represents step -- enough.
And parts of Brooklyn -- -- some.
At least we're real moral law -- -- -- conflict and not -- -- -- are star's manager group.
Spending region after -- and sometimes during a -- about helping people on Staten Island.
All told me that is related production.
Disasters on our daughter Teresa who works and -- -- here.
Also missed -- on closes pretty much a disaster.
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Food first let me just say thank you told those that this change is that now it helped it is.
Much much appreciated and greatly needed no question -- -- I've been to combat.
Reports some pretty horrific cases with the FBI including TWA flight 800 way back when -- -- -- -- disaster area looks like.
Staten Island has been just.
People lost everything their homes have been washed out -- the C.
You name it it happened streets opened up massive sinkhole.
-- on proper course of topple homes.
Just old but true true what looks to me very similar it will war -- And these people are hurting and devastated.
Not just mentioned the individuals and homeowners.
But also the small business doors and a lot of these small businesses I fear we'll never be reopened the -- so devastating.
So I'm not suggestion by the states question but I think -- -- acceptable.
That every single bill which -- after congress is -- Leighton with pork.
But having said that all that's excuse being used by.
Aren't for example of dirt varnish which marked on -- fox -- -- -- I'm pretty much a rightwing -- screaming about what we couldn't pass a billion relieved though because of all the pork as -- Our every other -- -- -- Rubin destined to contain additional.
All of us thought -- -- bogus argument.
Well actually electric ship -- on that I I don't think it's a valid argument and -- hopefully why I think I think there is one valid argument out there that I respect I think I rejected I disagree with that.
But I I think it's a valid argument.
Further to the arch conservatives that say they don't ever vote on anything without all that I respect your position again I think I think -- -- -- for emergencies.
It's the wrong position I disagree with them but I respect it its ballot.
When it comes to the port issue is simply isn't true -- its -- for.
-- senate version came over yet there was some extraneous things inside the bill.
However I would be clear that we stripped out the house version was a clean bill and -- -- clean -- So that was never the case that was not the issue.
It was simply more of the speaker's decision based on the price being though about the fiscal equipment and other things that we'll go -- in the conference.
But it was not because support because house version the new version of the bill that we would have been voting on.
Is a clean bill and the bill we're going to be voting on on the fifteenth is -- -- -- so that's just not a valid argument on its face because it isn't true.
-- -- -- -- -- -- It -- -- of them.
I gotta be honest which -- But -- -- no question I was actually outraged.
That there was a delay in this bill it was the wrong call and I voice that opinion however.
There is also there was no question in my mind -- speaker Boehner -- wanna want to help people Staten Island New York.
And that could be ended they stepped up but he did so so.
-- million people New York I was gonna get -- them.
All right we'll Jordan should help her appreciate -- thank you for your service -- -- in this country abortions.
Thank you very much and thank one thing although that is still serving we sometimes forget that it's not just Afghanistan but we have men and women throughout the entire world in harm's way.
And they are really truly be heroes of this country and we we look to more weakness of.
-- your congressman aversion.
Thank you -- trauma facility are heard and.
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