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House Proceeding 10-15-09 on Oct 15th, 2009 :: 0:48:15 to 0:50:55
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Harold Rogers

0:48:11 to 0:48:31( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: and i believe that we should show our unity and vote for the motion to recommit and if that motion to recommit passes, then i'll be happy to vote for this bill which i think for the most part is a good bill, with that exception. with that, madam speaker, i

Harold Rogers

0:48:15 to 0:50:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Harold Rogers

Harold Rogers

0:48:32 to 0:48:52( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: reser the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from kentucky to close. prepared to close if the chairman is. mr. price: i'm prepared to close, madam speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from kentucky is recognized. mr. rogers: i yield myself the balance of the time, madam speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized.

Harold Rogers

0:48:53 to 0:49:15( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: mr. rogers: in closing, i regret that this bipartisan and well balanced conference report contains permission to bring guantanamo bay detainees onto american soil. at the conclusion of today's ge offer a motion to recommit that will give this chamber the

Harold Rogers

0:49:16 to 0:49:36( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: opportunity to once again voice its will to the confees. way of a clear and convincing bipartisan vote. i appreciated your overwhelming vote then and i ask the member one again to register -- once

Harold Rogers

0:49:37 to 0:49:58( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: again to register your objection to bringing these enemy combat american soldiers onto america's sacred soil. the conferees ignored our instructions of two weeks ago which prohibits detainees from being released, terrored or

Harold Rogers

0:49:59 to 0:50:20( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: detained in the united states -- transferred or detained in the united states for any reason, period. my motion today will have the same efect as the language members voted for then and has the same effect as what the senate voted for 93 to seven. this motion will keep these

Harold Rogers

0:50:21 to 0:50:42( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: terrorists off of american soil and out of our federal civilian courts and in far more appropriate given their status as enemy combatants apprehended on a battlefield with american soldiers. this motion will correct the flaw in the conference report's

Harold Rogers

0:50:43 to 0:50:55( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: language and aligns the will of congress with that of the u.s. senate as reflected by the strong bipartisan votes on this issue over the st two weeks in both odies of the congress.

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