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House Proceeding on Feb 25th, 2010 :: 1:58:35 to 2:00:20
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Pete Sessions

1:58:19 to 1:58:39( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: so i rise in support of the bill and the rule that allows the bill but in great disappointment that we are not doing all we could do to advance the cause of freedom and protection of the amican people. this is better than nothing. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. mr. lungren: but it's not good enough. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas. mr. sessions: thank you, mr. speaker.

Pete Sessions

1:58:35 to 2:00:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Pete Sessions

Pete Sessions

1:58:40 to 1:59:03( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. sessions: mr. speaker, we are talking about some real important today. we have been talking about things that are important and i think the point that's made today is that the republican party supports the extension of the patriot act that we are doing here today. these three provisions are very important. we are questioning why we have

Pete Sessions

1:59:04 to 1:59:25( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: to move these on piecemeal basis. we should move them, they should become perment law. we believe that the enemy that is at our doorstep, that is al around this world attacking our allies, our friends, people who love freedom, that this is not going to go away. we need to give our intelligence officials the ability to know that they are going to hard coat this in

Pete Sessions

1:59:26 to 1:59:46( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: their books and training and what they do instead of exceptions to, well, we might not want to do this in the future. mr. speaker, we need to give our team who is protecting us all the tools that are available. we are going to vote for this today because we think it's the right thing, but we think it ought to be made permanent. we think it ought to be a

Pete Sessions

1:59:47 to 2:00:08( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: provision that all of our law enforcement, all of our intelligence officials understand why we are doing and we want to send them a strong signal protecting this country is not something that should be taken lightly from a perspective of what might expire. we want to give them all the tools that are necessary. we want to make it permanent.

Pete Sessions

2:00:09 to 2:00:21( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: let's put it in their permanent training manual not an exception rule they have to follow up and retrain people about what the law is. protecting this country should not be something that is

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