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Senate Proceeding on Apr 28th, 2009 :: 0:06:10 to 0:09:35
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Mitch McConnell

0:06:08 to 0:06:30( Edit History Discussion )

Mitch McConnell: we have to and i have talked with the republican leader over other things we want to plib mr. mcconnell: tomorrow night in berlin attorney general will give a speech about the plan to touch down detention facility at guantanamo bay and

Mitch McConnell

0:06:10 to 0:09:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell

0:06:31 to 0:06:52( Edit History Discussion )

Mitch McConnell: by the arbitrary deadline of january 2010. many americans are skeptical of the administration's decision to close guantanamo before it has a plan to deal with the 240 terrorists who are housed there. recent news reports that the administration is actually

Mitch McConnell

0:06:53 to 0:07:13( Edit History Discussion )

Mitch McConnell: considering releasing some guantanamo detainees into the u.s., not to detention facilities but directly into our neighbor let me say that again: they're considering not only releasing the guantanamo detainees into the u.s., not into detention facilities, but into our neighborhoods. aside from the question of why the attorney general thinks a

Mitch McConnell

0:07:14 to 0:07:36( Edit History Discussion )

Mitch McConnell: german audience should hard about the administration's plans for american people do, there are a number of questions about the administration's land for releasing releasing terrorists into the united states that i hope the attorney general will address. question number one: what is the legal basis for bringing these

Mitch McConnell

0:07:37 to 0:07:59( Edit History Discussion )

Mitch McConnell: terrorist detainees to the united states given that federal laws specifically forbid the entry of anyone who espouses terrorism, has received terrorist traing or belongs to a terrorist group. that is u.s. question number two: can the administration guarantee the

Mitch McConnell

0:08:00 to 0:08:21( Edit History Discussion )

Mitch McConnell: safety of the american people particularly in the neighborhoods where these terrorists trained detainees will live? question number three: will the residents of the communities where these men will be be made aware of it? question number four: will these traine travel freely anywhere in the

Mitch McConnell

0:08:22 to 0:08:44( Edit History Discussion )

Mitch McConnell: united states? question status be? will they be allowed to stay here permanently? will they be eligible for citizenship? will they receive or be eligible to receive taxpayer funding? why did no other

Mitch McConnell

0:08:45 to 0:09:07( Edit History Discussion )

Mitch McConnell: to accept them? what threat do these men pose of returning to terrorist ac and what threat assessments have been conducted to evaluate whether these men will attack u.s. troops on battlefield or americans? at embassies abroad. there are now less than 300 days

Mitch McConnell

0:09:08 to 0:09:29( Edit History Discussion )

Mitch McConnell: until the order mandates the closure of the secure detention facility at guantanamo and the transfer or release of its remaining detainees. i recognize the difficulty of the challenge these detainees present. but we arbitrary deadline and a desire

Mitch McConnell

0:09:30 to 0:09:35( Edit History Discussion )

Mitch McConnell: to appease critics overseas lead to decisions that make american

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