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House Proceeding on Jul 24th, 2008 :: 1:45:15 to 1:47:38
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Pete Sessions

1:45:15 to 1:45:25( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: for american consumers who are rs being tipped ups ide down at the gasoline pump every time they go in with their vehicle andle having money shakeout of their pocket s to have immediate relief,

Pete Sessions

1:45:15 to 1:47:38( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Pete Sessions

Pete Sessions

1:45:25 to 1:45:36( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: to have the united states be on the side of the american consumer. now, what has been happening over the last couple of months is really unfortunate. the republicans and president bush have

Pete Sessions

1:45:36 to 1:45:47( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: been arguing that the answer is to go and to drill up in the remotest parts of the arctic when their own department of energy is saying that it will take 10 to 20 years for any of that oil to get

Pete Sessions

1:45:47 to 1:45:59( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: to the gas pumps in the united states. and when it does it will only offer insignificant relief to the american consumer. meanwhile, the president wept over to saudi arabia just a -- went over to

Pete Sessions

1:45:59 to 1:46:08( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: saudi arabia just a month and a half ago to beg the saudi arainians to produce more oil that we could -- arabians to produce more oil that we could use right now. the saudis said we'll think

Pete Sessions

1:46:08 to 1:46:22( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: about it. maybe we'll produce another 200,000 to 300,000 barrels of oil, but you have to send back your secretary of energy in another three weeks for us to talk to him. well, you can either

Pete Sessions

1:46:22 to 1:46:35( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: promise ro the ameriican people something that doesn't happen 10 to 20 years from now, which is what the republicans have been doing, or you can use the strategic petroleum reserve right now,

Pete Sessions

1:46:35 to 1:46:50( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: which is what our legislation will do, and it will say to the president, mr. president, you must use 10% of all of the oil in the strategic petroleum reserve right now. 70 million barrels

Pete Sessions

1:46:50 to 1:46:58( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: of oil. and you must use it over the next five or six months. that would average out to about 500,000 barrels of oil a day. that's the signal that the marketplace would absolutely respond

Pete Sessions

1:46:58 to 1:47:38( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: to because it would send shivers up the spine of the speculators, of the manipulators, of the opec cartel that has been playing games with the american n consumer. um and how do we know that

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