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House Proceeding 11-16-09 on Nov 17th, 2009 :: 1:45:05 to 1:47:05
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Dan Burton

1:45:02 to 1:45:23( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: me just say, god bless them. another colleague from texas who i know is here, when he is ready to speak i'd like to yield to my good friend from texas. ok. then i reclaim my time and yield to the gentleman from indiana. mr. burton: well, i just hope

Dan Burton

1:45:05 to 1:47:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Dan Burton

Dan Burton

1:45:24 to 1:45:45( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: that all of our colleagues who are in their offices tonight or may be watching this special order on television will join with you and the other sponsor of the bill from texas, our colleague, and push as hard a possible for hearings here in the congress of the united states. we have in this body subpoena

Dan Burton

1:45:46 to 1:46:06( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: authority d the only thing that can't be brought before a committee is something that's top secret classified and if that is not the case then we have the authority to subpoena documents and evidence to bring this issue before the congress. a number of committees here.

Dan Burton

1:46:07 to 1:46:28( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: and i think the important that people like you and all of our colleagues ask the white house to relent and let us have these hearings which i think are american people want to know about this. because everybody's concerned about the terrorist that that

Dan Burton

1:46:29 to 1:46:51( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: we face in this country. so the president can claim executive privilege and if he does that then of course they can block from us having a hearing. but even if he does that they have to prove thathere's a reasonable for executive privilege and we have subpoena power here in the congress of the united states and so the committee chairman, chairman of

Dan Burton

1:46:52 to 1:47:07( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: these various isn't something that's top secret or highly classified they can subpoena this information and bring it before the congress and i hope that you and the rest of our colleagues will do everything possible. i know you will, do everything possible to make sure the everything that happened and everything

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