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Senate Proceeding on Mar 31st, 2009 :: 1:57:05 to 1:58:20
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Jeff Sessions

1:57:05 to 1:57:26( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: revenues through cap-and-trade to create the health care refoes they hope to accomplish. mr. sessions: i agree, senator thune. this is what -- we're all grown ups here. we know how you handle things. we, i offered an amendment to

Jeff Sessions

1:57:05 to 1:58:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Sessions

Jeff Sessions

1:57:27 to 1:57:49( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: put e-verify in the stimulus bill to check the citizensh of people before they get jobs under the stimulus package. it was in the house bill. it was able not to have a vote in the senate. they knew exactly what they intended to do and when it went to confere language after everybody in the house could say they voted for it. so this is the same kind of thing.

Jeff Sessions

1:57:50 to 1:58:10( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: the language is now in the house bill that they don't need. they don't need that language to pass anything in but if it were to be accepted by the senate, and senator reid has indicated he just might do that, if they accept it by the senate then cap-and-trade or health care reform, those could be

Jeff Sessions

1:58:11 to 1:58:20( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: passed without the classical, historic debate this senate is used to having and which is why our conscience of the senate, senator robert byrd, has said

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