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Senate Proceeding on Feb 28th, 2008 :: 6:46:47 to 6:49:22
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Jeff Sessions

6:46:35 to 6:46:47( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: have the house adjourning to go home having enacted on five resolutions to name post offices without addressing what is one of the most important issues that we all need to deal with here and that is

Thomas Carper

6:46:47 to 6:47:05( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: making sure that our intelligence community, and law enforcement community and men and women in uniform have the tools at their disposal to do the job they are to do. it is critical that that legislation

Thomas Carper

6:46:47 to 6:49:22( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Thomas Carper

Thomas Carper

6:47:05 to 6:47:20( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: is passed so that we can close gaps in our intelligence collection. we need that to get a better understanding of the al qaeda network to disrupt potential terrorist attacks. so, madam president, i would

Thomas Carper

6:47:20 to 6:47:33( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: hope that cooler heads will prevail around here, that the congress will do the right thing for the protection of the american people, the right thing to aid those who are diligently working day in and

Thomas Carper

6:47:33 to 6:47:55( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: day out, those in our intelligence community, those in the law enforcement community, those men and women in uniform who are fighting to keep this country safe, that they have the tools at their disposal to

Thomas Carper

6:47:55 to 6:48:16( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: carry out the important responsibility we have given them to protect americans. acting on the foreign intelligence surveillance act and giving our intelligence community under this terrorist surveillance

Thomas Carper

6:48:16 to 6:48:35( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: bill the authorities that it needs to intercept communications that are being conducted by terrorists around the world would be an important place to start. and right now, madam president, we have a gap in

Thomas Carper

6:48:35 to 6:48:52( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: that intelligence collection because the house has failed to act on this very important piece of legislation. it's irresponsible, it's important that we put the politics of this matter aside and

Thomas Carper

6:48:52 to 6:49:09( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: that we deal with the important issues that will keep america safe and ensure that future generations of americans are not subject to terrorist attacks. so, madam president, i hope my colleagues

Thomas Carper

6:49:09 to 6:49:22( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: will get the message, will come back into session, and to take care of business, which is to get this important legislation passed and act with the senate in a broad bipartisan way to put a bill on the

Mel Martinez

6:49:22 to 6:49:39( Edit History Discussion )

Mel Martinez: president's desk that he can sign into law that will make sure that our intelligence community has the resources and the tools that they need. madam president, i yield back the balance of my time.

Mel Martinez

6:49:22 to 6:51:34( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mel Martinez

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