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House Proceeding 03-31-09 on Mar 31st, 2009 :: 0:18:50 to 0:19:55
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Lamar S. Smith

0:18:47 to 0:19:08( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: or did you just kick the can down the road one thank you, mr. speaker. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from texas rise? >> unanimous consent to address the house for one minute, revise and extend rye miremarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. smith: mr. speaker, director muller in his recent teimony before the senate judiciary committee urged

Lamar S. Smith

0:18:50 to 0:19:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lamar S. Smith

Lamar S. Smith

0:19:09 to 0:19:30( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: congress to renew what he called exceptional intelligence gathering tools. earlier this month i introduced legislation to do just that. the se and america act extends for 10 years the sunset on two expiring patriot act provisions -- roving wiretaps and foreign intelligence surveillance act business records.

Lamar S. Smith

0:19:31 to 0:19:52( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: director mueller reports that obtaining business records, "has been helpful in our national security investigations." and the roving wiretap authority means that agents ar no longer required to obtain a separate warrant for each phone, cell phone, or advise of suspect users. i hope dirtor mueller and the

Lamar S. Smith

0:19:53 to 0:19:57( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: administration will ensure these critical national security tools

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