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Senate Proceeding on Apr 1st, 2009 :: 5:52:05 to 5:53:15
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Jeff Sessions

5:51:57 to 5:52:17( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: the amendment is not agreed to. [inaudible] the presiding officer: without objection. under the previous order, there will now be two minut debate equally divided a vote in relation to amendment 772, as modified, offered by the senator from alabama, mr. sessions. mr. sessions: mr. president?

Jeff Sessions

5:52:05 to 5:53:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Sessions

Jeff Sessions

5:52:18 to 5:52:38( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: this amendment -- the presiding officer: the senate will mr. sessions: this amendment would call for a level of funding of nondefense and by amendment earlier today nonveteran discretionary spending by l for two years and having a 1% growth for three years.

Jeff Sessions

5:52:39 to 5:52:59( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: this is reasonable and responsible, number one; but number colleagues the stimulus package that we just ago increases non-defense discretionary spending by an average o 30% over the next three years.

Jeff Sessions

5:53:00 to 5:53:16( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: so we're not really cutting our spending for discretionary accounts this year. we're seeing them but in light of the -- in light of the stimulus package, this will be an excellent way to contain

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