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Senate Proceeding on Apr 6th, 2011 :: 6:31:05 to 6:32:45
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James Inhofe

6:31:02 to 6:31:22( Edit History Discussion )

James Inhofe: mr. baucus: thank you. mr. inhofe: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from oklahoma. mr. inhofe: point of inquiry not to be taken from the time that i have. inquiry is when we get into the four votes, are we going to have time for and against additional time arguing the amendments? the presiding officer: there are

James Inhofe

6:31:05 to 6:32:45( Edit History Discussion )
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James Inhofe

6:31:23 to 6:31:44( Edit History Discussion )

James Inhofe: two minutes of debate equally divided between the stacked votes. mr. inhofe: okay. so i would assume then, i would ask the chair, that these two minutes are going to be the minutes having to do with the baucus amendment, the first one we vote on. is that correct? the presiding officer: the senator has -- senator baucus

James Inhofe

6:31:45 to 6:32:06( Edit History Discussion )

James Inhofe: has one minute -- i'm sorry. senator boxer and senator inhofe each has one minute. mr. inhofe: on the baucus amendment? the presiding officer: yes. mr. inhofe: thank you. i thank the chair very much. let me go ahead, in deference to my good friend, senator boxer, i will go first and you can go last. let me just mention, this is on only the baucus amendment. yes, the senator is right in

James Inhofe

6:32:07 to 6:32:27( Edit History Discussion )

James Inhofe: presenting his amendment that it does exempt farmers and some small businesses from the higher costs and all that, but here's the problem with that. all you have to do is read the statement by the american farm bureau where they say look, all of our farmers across america, even if this only affects the --

James Inhofe

6:32:28 to 6:32:45( Edit History Discussion )

James Inhofe: the -- the refiners and the manufacturers, that increases the costs of fuel, and the cost of fuel is going to go higher and nothing -- you don't get anything for it, and for that reason, they oppose the baucus amendment. mrs. boxer: madam president?

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