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Senate Proceeding 04-08-11 on Apr 8th, 2011 :: 1:56:35 to 1:57:40
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Jeff Sessions

1:56:23 to 1:56:43( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: year, and to propose any funding for the last six months of this fiscal year. we haven't seen legislation about that. so they want to meet in secret and talk and negotiate. the house has passed legislation that funds the government, that funds the military through the end of the year, billion.

Jeff Sessions

1:56:35 to 1:57:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Sessions

Jeff Sessions

1:56:44 to 1:57:04( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: they have also sent another bill. they sent legislation over that says okay, we'll do one more week with a small reduction of $12 billion, and we'll fund the military, and let's do that if you don't want to agree to the full agreement for the rest of the year. so the lack of action is only in one chamber.

Jeff Sessions

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

Jeff Sessions: that's this chamber. has the senate proposed any new legislation? no. but what our colleagues -- i hate to say it. i'm saying this really not quite as critical as it probably sounds. they just haven't the plain fact that business as

Jeff Sessions

1:57:27 to 1:57:42( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: usual is over. they think this country can continue to spend like we've been doing. they think these huge deficits can be funded, it seems, out of thin air without consequence,

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