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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
American Safe Act January 20, 2016
David Vitter, R-LA
"Voting in favor of the SAFE Act brings us one step closer to improving the security of our Nation. It would be a mistake to retreat to some sort of pre-9/11 posture or mindset. Eleven years ago, the “9/11 Commission Report” wrote that many of the vetting programs were “dysfunctional.” They remain dysfunctional in far too many cases, and I am not willing to take on and continue the risk of that dysfunction. We need reforms. We need a far higher standard of safety and coordination."
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 December 18, 2015
Susan Collins, R-ME
"A cyber attack on our critical infrastructure is not a matter of “if,” but a matter of “when.” We are at September 10 levels in terms of cyber preparedness—a sentiment expressed by former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta in 2012 and in the 9/11 Commission‘s 10th anniversary report released last year."
Omnibus Spending Bill December 16, 2015
Jeff Sessions, R-AL
"This bill does direct some money to a biometric exit system, which, if this Administration would act, would begin to do something significant. But they have resisted what the 9/11 Commission has said we must have. When people come into the country, they are checked in, they are fingerprinted, and they are biometrically identified, but nobody checks if they left. So you can come into America on a visa and never go home. This is why almost half of the people illegally in America today came lawfully on a visa. They just didn’t return when they were supposed to."
Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 2130, Red River Private Property Protection Act, And Providing For Consideration Of Motions To Suspend The Rules December 9, 2015
Jim McGovern, D-MA
"Former New Jersey Governor Tom Kean, who is the co-chair of the 9/11 Commission, said this is a good idea. I mean, reasonable, rational people think this is good idea."
Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016—Continued November 18, 2015
John Cornyn, R-TX
"The American people can take the truth; they just haven’t heard it yet about the nature of the threat and about an effective strategy to deal with that threat. As we have learned and as the 9/11 Commission observed, one of the worst things we could do for our own national security is allow safe havens for terrorists to develop in places such as Syria and Iraq, places where they can train, arm, and then they can export their attacks, and given the unique capability of ISIS, they can communicate by social media and over the Internet and radicalize people here in the United States, just as they apparently did with people in France."

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