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House Proceeding 06-17-09 on Jun 17th, 2009 :: 1:10:00 to 1:12:10
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Douglas Lamborn

1:09:41 to 1:10:01( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: conversation is in violation of the rules of the house. for what purpose does the gentleman from florida rise? mr. diaz-balart: i would ask my friend again if she has any further speakers. ms. slaughter: i do not. i continue to reserve. may inquire if my friend has any more speakers? mr. diaz-balart: a couple more.

Douglas Lamborn

1:10:00 to 1:12:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Douglas Lamborn

Douglas Lamborn

1:10:02 to 1:10:22( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from florida. mr. diaz-balart: not the first time our states have been confused. got minutes to the distinguished gentleman from colorado, mr. lamborn. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from colorado is recognized for two minutes. mr. lamborn: i thank the gentleman. mr. speaker, lies today to oppose h.r. 2847, a bill that could use taxpayer dollars for a

Douglas Lamborn

1:10:23 to 1:10:44( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: purpose the american people are adamantly against, housing guantanamo detainees in federal prisons in the united states. in a may gallop poll, 65% of americans were opposed to closing guantanamo. further, 74% of americans opposed moving them to their own state. this bill leaves open the possibility for the bureau of

Douglas Lamborn

1:10:45 to 1:11:06( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: prisons to use taxpayer llars to house guantanamo detainees in our communities. in direct correction to the will of the american people. the amendment that i wanted to submit before the democrats in the rule committee issued their gag order specified that none of the funds appropriated by this act may be used by the bureau of prisons to incarcerate

Douglas Lamborn

1:11:07 to 1:11:27( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: individuals currently held in guantanamo bay. mr. speaker, these detainees are not convicted criminals repaying their debt to society but rather the most dangerous people on the face of the planet, terrorists who will stop at nothing to ll any and all americans that they can. we cannot allow taxpayer dollars to be spent bringing these terrorists to live among the

Douglas Lamborn

1:11:28 to 1:11:48( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: civilians they have sworn to destroy. also our prisons are already at capacity. in my colorado district, super max federal prison is at 99.7% capacity, leaving room for only one additional inmate. yet ere are 226 prisoners now at guantanamo. other maximum security

Douglas Lamborn

1:11:49 to 1:12:09( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: facilities in the u.s. are likewise operating at 55% above capacity. the fact is, we do not have the capability to house terrorists on our own soil without endangering prison employees and posing a risk to the communities in which they are sent. the president simply does not have a plan. it is unfortunate that my democratic colleagues do not

Douglas Lamborn

1:12:10 to 1:12:12( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: want to debate this vital issue.

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