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Senate Proceeding 04-08-11 on Apr 8th, 2011 :: 3:19:55 to 3:21:15
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John Rockefeller

3:19:45 to 3:20:05( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: to fund the government for 2011 that would have reduced spending by $20 billion. a level endorsed by a bipartisan group of senators. incoming speaker john boehner, however launched a campaign to oppose that bill. republicans ramped up their

John Rockefeller

3:19:55 to 3:21:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Rockefeller

John Rockefeller

3:20:06 to 3:20:26( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: opposition in the bill and instead all we were able to pass was an extension of if you could for -- extension of funding for 2011 which was very frustrating. tea party republicans who are in

John Rockefeller

3:20:27 to 3:20:49( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: control rejected $32 billion and instead insisted on deeper cuts of $61 billion that republicans knew and openly admitted were both dangerous to the economy and totally unlikely to pass the senate. in the meantime democrats have fought to keep our government operating.

John Rockefeller

3:20:50 to 3:21:11( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: we have passed $10 billion in cuts since march. it's harder for democrats to make cuts because we believe in doing things to help people directly and keep them safe and the consumer product safety commission, who knows about that? well, senator boxer does. i do. they make sure that our toys and

John Rockefeller

3:21:12 to 3:21:15( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: other things that people use are safe.

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