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Senate Proceeding on Feb 2nd, 2009 :: 1:57:35 to 1:59:40
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Johnny Isakson

1:57:31 to 1:57:51( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: prosecuted and convicted and also oppose the -- the -- the presiding officer: the senator's consumed an additional minute. mr. sessions: i would say that we have problems on other nominations. we don't need the tpt of justice to become a needs to become the c of our freedom

Johnny Isakson

1:57:35 to 1:59:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Johnny Isakson

Johnny Isakson

1:57:52 to 1:58:13( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: i thank the chair and yield the floor. i reserve t balance of my time. the presiding officer: who yields time? a senator: i ask to be recognized for up to two minutes. the presiding officer: the senator is recognized for two minutes. mr. isakson: i rise to say that i will vote for eric holder.

Johnny Isakson

1:58:14 to 1:58:35( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: when he was first nominated, i was concerned. i had second amendment concerns, i had guantanamo interrogator concerns, and i had concerns about some of the releases that had taken place while he was deputy u.s. attorney. there are three main reasons why i'm goi nomination. number one, when i called him, he was the most

Johnny Isakson

1:58:36 to 1:58:57( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: candid of all of the people that had been appointed by the president in my presence. on the second amendment he had interpretations more strict than mine, but he interpreted the supreme court to be the law of the land and he he would enforce the supreme court which is clearly determined that the second amendment is an individual right.

Johnny Isakson

1:58:58 to 1:59:19( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: secondly on prosecution at guantanamo, he acknowledged that those who had done interrogations at guantanamo did so under the authority of the department of justice. the department of justice couldn't undo what itself had done. i respected that. third, a great u.s. attorney by the name of griffin bell who

Johnny Isakson

1:59:20 to 1:59:41( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: died two weeks ago from georgia sang eric holder's praises. second larry thompson, a orgian, now the chief legal counsel for pepsico in new york, when i asked him about eric holder, he said he was good a lawyer and as fine and forthright a man as he knew.

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