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Senate Proceeding on Dec 17th, 2007 :: 4:25:18 to 4:28:36
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Christopher Dodd

4:23:24 to 4:25:18( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Christopher Dodd

Christopher Dodd

4:25:05 to 4:25:18( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: felt was important. so the idea that this court was somehow going to serve as an obstruction to the administration's administration's desire to get legitimate information that they may be seek something

Edward Kennedy

4:25:18 to 4:25:31( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: certainly belied by the statistical information where 99.9% of the requests over the years to that court, over 18,000 of them, have been agreed to and five have been rejected. i just would point out

Edward Kennedy

4:25:18 to 4:28:36( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Edward Kennedy

Edward Kennedy

4:25:31 to 4:25:42( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: to my colleague. mr. kennedy: i thank the senator. in the committee we had some of the members of the fisa courts testified and indicate ed for the committee similar kinds of cooperation that they have

Edward Kennedy

4:25:42 to 4:25:58( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: had in reviewing this, makings, i think, the -- making, i think, the senator's point even stronger. i thank the senator from connecticut. i senator from connecticut i think -- there may have been oh, but

Edward Kennedy

4:25:58 to 4:26:13( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: i didn't notice it really -- the first one in the senate that spoke up on this issue when it first came up. and he has been a very strong protect for our national security and for liberty, and we've all

Edward Kennedy

4:26:13 to 4:26:23( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: benefited from his comments and his leadership in this area. and i thank him for all of his good work.~ mr. president, i yield the floor. a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator

Edward Kennedy

4:26:23 to 4:26:34( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: from connecticut. mr. dodd: mr. president, i was in the midst of giving some remarks earlier, and then my colleague from california, senator feinstein, came on the floor, and i know she wanted to share

Edward Kennedy

4:26:34 to 4:26:46( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: her thoughts. and so i yielded the floor to her to allow her to speak. i see my friend and colleague from missouri who is here. we want to go back and forth. i understand how this works. if he

Edward Kennedy

4:26:46 to 4:27:04( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: has remarks he wants to give, i'll be glad to withhold. mr. bond: mr. president, i'm a little bit confused on this. we certainly don't want to cut short the remarks of our friend from connecticut, but

Edward Kennedy

4:27:04 to 4:27:22( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: i thought this was supposed to go back and forth. i believe there's an hour limit under post-cloture, isn't there on time that can be consumed by any senator? but i thought we would go back and forth

Edward Kennedy

4:27:22 to 4:27:37( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: to enable people, both sides, and let the chairman and me perhaps respond where necessary. and i wanted to know -- ask the chair what the procedure is right now. the presiding officer: there is no order

Edward Kennedy

4:27:37 to 4:27:47( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: of recognition at this time. mr. bond: again, i seek recognition. i thank my colleagues for sharing their views. the presiding officer: the senator from missouri is recognized. mr. bond: pardon? the presiding

Edward Kennedy

4:27:47 to 4:28:03( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: officer: the senator from missouri is recognized. mr. bond: i wanted to share a few views on matters that have just been raised, and i thought it's important to bring these up. i'll have longer remarks

Edward Kennedy

4:28:03 to 4:28:23( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: when we actually get on the bill. but i appreciate hearing from our colleague who is an original cosponsor of the first fisa bill and to learn about the negotiations which went on then. but i was

Edward Kennedy

4:28:23 to 4:28:36( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: a little puzzled by seeing how this bill, this bill which includes significantly more protections for american civil liberties and constitutional rights somehow goes back on the original fisa. the

Christopher Dodd

4:28:36 to 4:28:54( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: original fisa required a court review of targeting of united states persons. we have gone far beyond that in in bill. as a matter of fact, the protect america act, which he decried, contained all of

Christopher Dodd

4:28:36 to 4:30:06( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Christopher Dodd

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