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megimoo
05-26-2011, 01:25 PM
Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) blasted Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on the Senate floor late Wednesday night. Reid called Rand Paul's opposition to the renewal of the PATRIOT Act "political grandstanding." However, that wasn't the worst thing Reid accused the freshman Senator from Kentucky of.

"When the clock strikes midnight tomorrow, we will be giving terrorists the opportunity to plot against our country undetected," Reid said on the Senate floor. "Now, the senator from Kentucky is threatening to take away the best tools we have for stopping them." Oddly, Reid cities James R. Clapper, the gaffe-prone Director of National Intelligence,...

http://realclearpolitics.com/video/2011/05/26/reid_rand_pauls_opposition_to_patriot_act_giving_t errorists_the_opportunity_to_plot_against_our_coun try.html

marv
05-26-2011, 08:17 PM
"When the clock strikes midnight tomorrow, we will be giving terrorists the opportunity to plot against our country undetected," Reid said on the Senate floor. "Now, the senator from Kentucky is threatening to take away the best tools we have for stopping them."
Uh, Harry, would you like to restate that?

http://www.americaweakly.com/facts/read.aspx?id=2921

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March 1, 2006: 17 Senate Democrats, Including Minority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV), Voted Against An Amendment To Make The PATRIOT Act Immediately Effective. (S.2271, CQ Vote #24: Adopted 81-18: R 55-0; D 26-17; I 0-1, 3/1/06, Sen. Reid Voted Nay)

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February 28, 2006: 29 Senate Democrats, Including Leader Reid Vote Again To Kill The PATRIOT Act. (S. 2271, CQ Vote #23: Motion Agreed To 69-30: R 54-0; D 14-29; I 0-1, 2/28/06, Sen. Reid Voted Nay)

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“‘We Killed The PATRIOT Act,’ Boasted Minority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, To Cheers From A Crowd At A Political Rally After The Vote.”(Charles Hurt, "Patriot Act Extension Filibustered," The Washington Times, 12/17/05)

Sen. Reid Proud To Celebrate Killing PATRIOT Act. Fox News’ Chris Wallace: “Senator, is [killing the PATRIOT Act] really something to celebrate?”Reid:“Of course it is.”(Fox News’ "Fox News Sunday," 12/18/05)

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