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House Proceeding 02-25-10 on Feb 25th, 2010 :: 2:37:15 to 2:40:30
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Roscoe G. Bartlett

2:37:12 to 2:37:32( Edit History Discussion )

Roscoe G. Bartlett: and a number of important questions remain i reserve the balance of my time and ask how much time remains. the chair: the gentleman has three minutes remaing. the gentleman reserves. who seeks time in opposition? no one seeking time, the gentleman from new jersey. mr. holt: at this point i'd

Roscoe G. Bartlett

2:37:15 to 2:40:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Roscoe G. Bartlett

Roscoe G. Bartlett

2:37:33 to 2:37:53( Edit History Discussion )

Roscoe G. Bartlett: yield two minutes to the gentleman from maryland, mr. bartlett. the chair: the gentleman from maryland is recognized for two minutes. mr. barton: -- mr. bartlett: thank you for yielding. i want to thank the gentleman very much for his initiative in this effort.

Roscoe G. Bartlett

2:37:54 to 2:38:14( Edit History Discussion )

Roscoe G. Bartlett: dr. ivans was my constituent. the laboratory in which he worked is in my district so i was very much involved in this case. his colleagues say that he would not have done it, and the f.b.i. said early on that he

Roscoe G. Bartlett

2:38:15 to 2:38:35( Edit History Discussion )

Roscoe G. Bartlett: could not have done it because the supports were weaponized and he had no ability to do that -- because the spores were weaponized and he had no ability to do that. lately they have been saying something differently than that. i have some quotes that i think woul be relevant. the former -- former is

Roscoe G. Bartlett

2:38:36 to 2:38:57( Edit History Discussion )

Roscoe G. Bartlett: impornt here because they would not let the current scientists at fort deed rick talk to me. he just left so he could -- the former chief of technology for the u.s. armyedical research in frederick, maryland, said the serious misgivings about the f.b.i. findings that he

Roscoe G. Bartlett

2:38:58 to 2:39:18( Edit History Discussion )

Roscoe G. Bartlett: sent the deadly letters that killed five and sickened 17 in 2001. the evidence is very circumstancial and unconvincing as a whole. he wrote, i am why they closed the case while the academies of sciences is still ongoing. his death came about a month

Roscoe G. Bartlett

2:39:19 to 2:39:39( Edit History Discussion )

Roscoe G. Bartlett: after the justice department agreed to pay an out-of-court settlement valued at $5.85 million. steven hatfield had been the key suspect in this. he sent the justice department -- he aledges the federal government went on a sneer campaign and leaked information

Roscoe G. Bartlett

2:39:40 to 2:40:00( Edit History Discussion )

Roscoe G. Bartlett: that was damaging to his reputation. apparently they had. they paid him $5.85illion. they subsequently agreed, could see he was not involved in the case. gary arews, another former chief bacteriaologist said it wouldn't be odd for him to work odd hours because he was

Roscoe G. Bartlett

2:40:01 to 2:40:22( Edit History Discussion )

Roscoe G. Bartlett: working with animals and more convenient to do it then. he says that bruce did not -- didn't have the skill to make spores like that. the chair: the gentleman's time has expire mr. holt: i yield 30 seconds. the chair: the gentleman is recognized for 30 seconds. mr. bartlett: thank you very much for your lead in this.

Roscoe G. Bartlett

2:40:23 to 2:40:33( Edit History Discussion )

Roscoe G. Bartlett: this has been devastating to my constituents and the scientists

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