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House Proceeding on Jun 25th, 2009 :: 3:12:40 to 3:14:50
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Howard P. Buck McKeon

3:12:30 to 3:12:53( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: mr. mckeon: -- the chair: the gentleman yield back, the gentleman from california. mr. mckeon: may i inquire how much time is remaining? the chair: the gentleman has three minutes remaining. mr. mckee: if i have time at the end, bill happy to queeled. the chair: the gentleman is recognized. mr. mckeon: mr. chairman, just

Howard P. Buck McKeon

3:12:40 to 3:14:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Howard P. Buck McKeon

Howard P. Buck McKeon

3:12:54 to 3:13:15( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: to again reit rat -- reiterate what the department of defense has told us that statement we received yesterday, yesterday afternoon, from the department of defense. i'd like to read just a couple of things from it. the department of defense, and i'm quoting, strongly opposes the provision because it would severely restrict the collection of intelligence

Howard P. Buck McKeon

3:13:16 to 3:13:37( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: through interrogations, undercut the department's ability to recruit srses and impose an unreasonable administrative and logistical burden on the war fighter. a statutory video recording requirement will be a matter of public record. detainees will therefore know through counter resistance

Howard P. Buck McKeon

3:13:38 to 3:13:58( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: training that anything they say can be recorded and could be used against them in a courtroom or to gain leverage with other detainees. this will inhibit detainees from cooperating with interrogators and undercut the most effective technique, establishing rapport with detainees.

Howard P. Buck McKeon

3:13:59 to 3:14:21( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: if a video recording is released to the public and it's becomes known that a detainee has lab rated with u.s. intelligence, the safety of the detainee and his family would be jeopardized. even if there's an agreement to be recorded, there's a tendency for both the detainee and the interrogator to play to the

Howard P. Buck McKeon

3:14:22 to 3:14:45( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: camera, creating ar artificiality and degrading the quality of the information. i yield to the -- how much time do i have remaining? the chair: the gentleman has a minute and a half remaining. the chair: a-- mr. mckeon: i yield 30 seconds ch. mr. holt: the communication you

Howard P. Buck McKeon

3:14:46 to 3:14:50( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: speak of came from a mid level member of the pentagon. the only formal statement comes

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