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Senate Proceeding 11-17-09 on Nov 17th, 2009 :: 0:03:40 to 0:04:45
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James Webb

0:03:34 to 0:03:54( Edit History Discussion )

James Webb: who seeks recognition? the presiding off senator from virginia. mr. webb: i would like to speak in opposition to this amendment. the presiding officer: the senator is recognized. will the senator from virginia suspend for a minut mrs. hutchison two and a half minute time. majority? mr. webb: yes.

James Webb

0:03:40 to 0:04:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: James Webb

James Webb

0:03:55 to 0:04:16( Edit History Discussion )

James Webb: the presiding officehat's correct. go ahead. the senator is recognized. mr. webb: it has been mi strong belief that individuals who are charged with international terrorism should be classified as enemy combatants and i have stated many times i do not believe they belong in our country. they doonts belong in our courts and they do not belong in our prisons. at the same time, i recognize that the president retains the constitutional authority to

James Webb

0:04:17 to 0:04:37( Edit History Discussion )

James Webb: bring charges against these individuals in article 3 courts. the graham amendment did resolve that issue in terms of their transfer to u.s. soil. so this amendment unfortunately would not address this issue. it prohibits appropriation of funds to modify facilities in the united states in order to hold such individuals, and i believe that would prevent law

James Webb

0:04:38 to 0:04:45( Edit History Discussion )

James Webb: enforcement officials from taking the steps that are necessary to improve security in our local communities and that it would put our securit at

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