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House Proceeding 02-25-10 on Feb 25th, 2010 :: 1:33:00 to 1:34:45
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Mac Thornberry

1:32:56 to 1:33:16( Edit History Discussion )

Mac Thornberry: homeland security committee should be briefed in a timely manner on national security matters that play a central role in homeland security? mr. reyes: i believe that the homeland security committee has an conessional oversight of national security matters and that the committee should be briefed on national security matters that fall within its

Mac Thornberry

1:33:00 to 1:34:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mac Thornberry

Mac Thornberry

1:33:17 to 1:33:37( Edit History Discussion )

Mac Thornberry: jurisdiction. ms. richardson: i thank the chairman for his response and i yield back the balance of my time. the chair: the gentlelady yields back. the gentleman from michigan. mr. hoekstra: i yield to my colleague from texas one minute. the chair: the gentleman is

Mac Thornberry

1:33:38 to 1:33:58( Edit History Discussion )

Mac Thornberry: recognized for one mute. mr. thornberry: it says that the mcdermott statement is already in law. i want some mmber to tell me where in current law that says any officer or employee of the intelligence community who forces an individual to be naked goes to jail for 15 years. sometimes there's a good reason to ask someone to take their clothes off to make sure they

Mac Thornberry

1:33:59 to 1:34:20( Edit History Discussion )

Mac Thornberry: don't have bombs strapped around their waist. and yet an intelligence officer who does that underhe mcdermott language is liable for 15 years in jail. the mcdermott language says an officer or employee in the intelligence community who deprives an individual of necessary sleep goes to jail for 15 years.

Mac Thornberry

1:34:21 to 1:34:42( Edit History Discussion )

Mac Thornberry: now, i cannot believe the many good members on both sides of the aisle who are concerned about prosecuting terrorists about keeping the country safe have thought through the implications of this language and to have it included in a manager's amendment, along with 20 other amendments, is just amazing to me. i strongly encourage every

Mac Thornberry

1:34:43 to 1:34:45( Edit History Discussion )

Mac Thornberry: member of the house to read this language and be careful

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