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Senate Proceeding on May 21st, 2009 :: 0:55:35 to 0:56:55
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Saxby Chambliss

0:55:17 to 0:55:38( Edit History Discussion )

Saxby Chambliss: it isn't going to happen. presidents accept responsibility to keep our country safe. and to suggest otherwise, i don't think is our experience. i yield the the presiding officer: the senator from georgia. mr. chambliss: what the senator from lawyer, neglects to mention is the fact that all 347 current incarcerated people who have

Saxby Chambliss

0:55:35 to 0:56:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Saxby Chambliss

Saxby Chambliss

0:55:39 to 0:56:00( Edit History Discussion )

Saxby Chambliss: been tried for terrorist acts were arrested under u.s. law. they were investigated by the f.b.i. they were prosecuted because they were arrested here. not one single one individuals was arrested on the battlefield. what the senator is now proposing is that we 240 of the confined detainees at

Saxby Chambliss

0:56:01 to 0:56:22( Edit History Discussion )

Saxby Chambliss: gitmo and rights that are guaranteed to every criminal that is investigated and arrested inside the united states as opposed to battlefield. that's never happened before in the history of the united states. and we have had an awful lot of captives on the battlefield. so, madam president, for there

Saxby Chambliss

0:56:23 to 0:56:44( Edit History Discussion )

Saxby Chambliss: to be any correlation between the 240 detainees at guantanamo who are the meanest, nastiest killers in the every day thinking of ways that they can kill and harm americans, comparing them to the 347 who are confined now after being arrested inside the united states is somewhat ludicrous. so, again, i regret that the

Saxby Chambliss

0:56:45 to 0:56:55( Edit History Discussion )

Saxby Chambliss: senator is objecting to my amendment which would keep those 240 individuals at guantanamo outside the united states and would ensure that forever and ever they can never be released

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