Montel Williams, a 22-year military vet, testified today at a House hearing about Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, a U.S. Marine who has been held in Mexico for 184 days. The hearing is also about PTSD and health care for veterans.

Williams gave a moving and impassioned plea for the release of Sgt. Tahmooressi.

C-Span video of Williams’ moving opening statement at the hearing can be viewed here.

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