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House Proceeding on Feb 14th, 2008 :: 0:19:59 to 0:22:01
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John Jr.Conyers

0:15:34 to 0:19:59( Edit History Discussion )
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John Jr.Conyers

0:19:47 to 0:19:59( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: is out of touch with the needs of our intelligence communityni and is place ing americans' lives at risk. on the eve of the expiration of critical intelligence legislation, the house democrat democratic

Lamar S. Smith

0:19:59 to 0:20:13( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: majority has chose en to put extreme partisanship ahead of our country's safety. apparently, the democratic majority cares more about the alleged steroid use of a few baseball players and the personnel

Lamar S. Smith

0:19:59 to 0:22:01( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lamar S. Smith

Lamar S. Smith

0:20:13 to 0:20:23( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: decisions of the white house than they do about promote promoting national security. last year, admiralla mcconnell, the director of national intelligence, warned congress that the intelligence

Lamar S. Smith

0:20:23 to 0:20:34( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: community was missing two-thirds of all overseas terrorist communication communications, endangering americans' lives. congress enacted the protect america act to close this terrorist loophole. now house

Lamar S. Smith

0:20:34 to 0:20:46( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: democrats are going to let the protect america act expire. if the act expires, we'll return to the status quo, unable to guinea guinea begin any new foreign intelligence. today we find ourselves at two

Lamar S. Smith

0:20:46 to 0:21:01( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: very dangerous thresholds, first first, expiergs of legislation vital to the nation's national security, the protect america act. the house has let this lapse without even allowing a straight up-or-down

Lamar S. Smith

0:21:01 to 0:21:21( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: vote on the bipartisan senate bill approved earlier this week by a vote of 38-29. instead of re-authorize ing fisa, the democratic majority chooses to take us to another threshold, that is a needless

Lamar S. Smith

0:21:21 to 0:22:01( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: confrontation in the courts over a handful of dismissals of u.s. attorneys. we know the president president has the wyatt to dismiss -- the right to dismiss u.s. attorneys. we know there's precedent

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