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House Proceeding 02-25-10 on Feb 25th, 2010 :: 1:39:05 to 1:40:45
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Mike Rogers

1:39:02 to 1:39:22( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Rogers: for his work on this legislation and i urge my colleagues to support passage of this bill and i yield back the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from michigan. mr. hoekstra: i like to yield one minute to my colleague from michigan a minute and a half. the chair: the gentleman is recognized for a minute and a half.

Mike Rogers

1:39:05 to 1:40:45( Edit History Discussion )
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Mike Rogers

1:39:23 to 1:39:43( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Rogers: mr. rogers: it's the fact that you're extending foreign terrorists, northern nationals, foreign trained individuals the same rights as americans. it's wrong. they are enemy combatants. you say, well, we can't have abu ghraib. you're right. torture is illegal.

Mike Rogers

1:39:44 to 1:40:04( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Rogers: it was illegal then. it was investigated and they have been prosecuted, rightly so. they abused people, wrong. they go to jail. that's what happens in the system. what you're doing now is interswrecting mass confusion into the people who are going to trying to conduct harm in the world.

Mike Rogers

1:40:05 to 1:40:25( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Rogers: and guess what, you've engaged one of the worse pas of the al qaeda plabe that says, remember -- playbook that says, remember, wh americans are shooting at themselves and chasing their tail they are not shooting at us. allege abuse. you just put 11 confusing pages right into the hands of our enemy that says, make it really hard on the folks who are risking their lives to save americans so that we can

Mike Rogers

1:40:26 to 1:40:45( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Rogers: continue to do what we do and that's plan, train, recruit and we will send people to america to kill american civilians. this is a dangerous, dangerous, dangerous step that you take. no debate. no discussion. lots of confusion. don't do this to the men and women who risk their lives

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