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Senate Proceeding on Feb 4th, 2008 :: 3:15:46 to 3:17:38
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Russell Feingold

3:13:43 to 3:15:46( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Russell Feingold

Russell Feingold

3:15:32 to 3:15:46( Edit History Discussion )

Russell Feingold: surveillance because it allows limits on the use of information for foreign targets but that is not true. my amendment only puts limits on information about u.s. persons. the government can always

John Rockefeller

3:15:46 to 3:15:58( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: use information about foreign persons. with regard to the comments of the chair, the committee, the issue only comes up, madam president, if the government starts its targeting procedures before it gets

John Rockefeller

3:15:46 to 3:17:38( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Rockefeller

John Rockefeller

3:15:58 to 3:16:10( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: court approval and then fails to keep track of what it is collecting during that time. it only comes up if the government procedures are targeting americans in the united states in which case, i think,

John Rockefeller

3:16:10 to 3:16:25( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: there are overwhelming policy and constitutional reasons why this information needs to be retrieved and deleted. the intelligence community is really concerned about thiss potential burden. it can

John Rockefeller

3:16:25 to 3:16:36( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: do what it has said it already does using information gathered and label it so it shouldn't have any problem finding it later on. it shouldn't be cumbersome. the result of the arguments of the charity

John Rockefeller

3:16:36 to 3:16:48( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: and the ranking member is, we have set up rules for the government, the government doesn't follow the rules, and there is sometimely no consequence at all. it has no teeth. there's no incentive for

John Rockefeller

3:16:48 to 3:16:59( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: the g to follow the rules. moreover, the government can use information about u.s. persons if it indicates a threat of death and serious bodily harm and the fisa court can allow the government to use only

John Rockefeller

3:16:59 to 3:17:13( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: information -- any information, any information if the government fixes the defective procedures. here i'm very troubled by the arts of the senator from missouri who said you will not allow the government

John Rockefeller

3:17:13 to 3:17:25( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: to fix the problem. that is absolutely false. i specifically stated that the government is given an opportunity to fix the problem. during those 30 days it can continue to use the information. if

John Rockefeller

3:17:25 to 3:17:38( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: it fixes the problem it can continue to use the information. the notion that the government should get a complete free pass with no consequence whatever means that these oversight and these restrictions

Russell Feingold

3:17:38 to 3:17:47( Edit History Discussion )

Russell Feingold: by the fisa court have no meaning. it simply allows them to go and intrude on to the private conversations of americans with no consequence. this is a very modest series of provisions that gives the court

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