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House Proceeding on Jun 25th, 2009 :: 1:11:40 to 1:13:35
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Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:11:36 to 1:11:56( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: democratic values when it denies access to information that has been available for decades? vote to restore public access to this institution. vote for this amendment. the chair: the gentleman's time has expired. mr. mcgovern: i reserve time. the chair: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from california. mr. mckeon: mr. chairman, i rise in opposition to this amendment and yield myself such

Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:11:40 to 1:13:35( Edit History Discussion )
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Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:11:57 to 1:12:17( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: ti as i may consume. the chair: the gentleman is recognized. mr. mckeon: mr. chairman, i rise in strong opposition to this amendment. while my colleagues on the opposite side of the aisle will argue that disclosing the personal information of the students and instructors at whinsec is in the name of transparency and good oversight, what they're actually suggesting is that the united states does not respect

Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:12:18 to 1:12:39( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: the privacy of foreign citizens. and more specifically our allies in the western hemisphere who are invited to attend the u.s. military schools. what concerns me is th amendment expresses winsec -- exposes the students and instructors, which includes u.s. citizens, to hostile personal hazards such as identity theft and surveillance, intimidation or

Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:12:40 to 1:13:00( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: attack from foreign intelligence, security and terrorist organizations. in terms of oversight, congress already receives the information. we just received a copy of the attendees for 2008, and we were able to keep our partners and their families safe. i think it's important to recognize that winsec is im

Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:13:01 to 1:13:21( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: strengthening security cooperation with our key allies in the western hemisphere. this includes our mexico neighbor to the south. the school provides training to mexican land forces in the their capacity to prevail in the fight against drug trafficking, organized crime and other transnational threats.

Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:13:22 to 1:13:35( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: such traing and coopetion is critical to our homeland security. it baffles me that given the narco fight on our border some of my colleagues think that now is the right time to our past

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