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House Proceeding on Jul 26th, 2007 :: 4:55:58 to 4:57:40
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Lynn A. Westmoreland

4:53:27 to 4:55:58( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lynn A. Westmoreland

Lynn A. Westmoreland

4:55:42 to 4:55:58( Edit History Discussion )

Lynn A. Westmoreland: can protect the profits of big corporations that register themselves to p.o. boxes in bermuda, but we have to shave the investment in protecting women from domestic violence? and finally, mr.

Tim Ryan

4:55:58 to 4:56:14( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: chairman -- and this is the real kicker to coin a phrase from my friend from ohio several days ago, the war on terror. for the past seven years the f.b.i. counterterrorism caseload has

Tim Ryan

4:55:58 to 4:57:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tim Ryan

Tim Ryan

4:56:14 to 4:56:26( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: increased more than 100%. the f.b.i. counterterrorist caseload has increased more than 100% from 1,150 to nearly 2,400. how do you make the -- how do they make the argument, mr. chairman,

Tim Ryan

4:56:26 to 4:56:48( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: that is the counterterrorist caseload is going up 100%, we should save resources by 3% to the f.b.i.? i think most americans would understand that they can't go out and investigate terrorists,

Tim Ryan

4:56:48 to 4:57:00( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: that that's the job of the f.b.i. we want the f.b.i. to have those resources. so if -- i won't be able to yield at this time. i apologize. if there is money for oil companies, if there is money

Tim Ryan

4:57:00 to 4:57:11( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: for off-shore corporations and money for halliburton, how is it we can't afford additional resources for the f.b.i. in the global war on terror? mr. chairman, i would conclude by saying,

Tim Ryan

4:57:11 to 4:57:24( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: this really is about priorities. this is the debate that he have weigh had. the spon sors of this bill have legitimate philosophies and i understand their philosophies. their philosophies are wrong.

Tim Ryan

4:57:24 to 4:57:40( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: they say that government wants more of your money and you should decide to spend it. that's not true. they spend money on tax cuts in oil companies. they spent it on no-bid contracts. we want to

Adam B. Schiff

4:57:40 to 4:57:52( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: spend it on investigators for the unfinished business. we want to investigate it in es protecting the safety of our neighborhoods. that is why, mr. chairman, republicans and democrats were united

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