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Senate Proceeding 04-02-09 on Apr 2nd, 2009 :: 3:44:05 to 3:46:05
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Charles Schumer

3:44:03 to 3:44:23( Edit History Discussion )

Charles Schumer: does not fund the fence completion. clerk will report the the alabama, mr. sessions, proposes an amendment numbered mr. conrad: mr. president, senator schumer has the time in opposition. the presiding officer: the mr. schumer: thank you, mr. president.

Charles Schumer

3:44:05 to 3:46:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Charles Schumer

Charles Schumer

3:44:24 to 3:44:44( Edit History Discussion )

Charles Schumer: many of us supported the fence. many of us opposed it. but one thing is for sure: there's oy about $120 million left to complete this section of the fence. and the amendment we have before us, without an evaluation as to whether it's eff an evaluation of where t parts should go, without an evaluation as to whether there

Charles Schumer

3:44:45 to 3:45:05( Edit History Discussion )

Charles Schumer: are other better ways to deal with the problem of illegal immigration, says just vote $2.6 billion, whether it works or not. that doesn't make much sense at a time when we're trying to balance the budget, be fiscally austere. what we should do, i had prepared a side-by-side, let's

Charles Schumer

3:45:06 to 3:45:26( Edit History Discussion )

Charles Schumer: have an evaluation by the department of homeland security and the border patrol and everyone else, whether the fence is working. i don't think that's clear. and we should find out where it is working, how to better. another thing w without even any test, is set a double fence. $2.6 billion, whether we know it works or not.

Charles Schumer

3:45:27 to 3:45:51( Edit History Discussion )

Charles Schumer: i would urge the amendment be defeated. we let the department of homeland security study the most effective way to deal with illegal immigration. and if a double fence or if another thing is needed, we'll learn about that -- thpresiding senator's time has expired. mr. schumer: i yield the floor. mr. conrad: mr. president? the presiding officer: the

Charles Schumer

3:46:03 to 3:46:06( Edit History Discussion )

Charles Schumer: senator from north dakot mr. conrad: mr. president

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