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Senate Proceeding on Apr 13th, 2011 :: 2:04:35 to 2:06:59
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Jeff Sessions

2:04:35 to 2:04:56( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: our house in order. the chairman -- co-chairman of the debt commission, erskine bowles and senator alan simpson have told us we're facing the most predictable financial cris in our nation's history. and when asked when we could have a financial crisis, which we're talking about another

Jeff Sessions

2:04:35 to 2:06:59( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Sessions

Jeff Sessions

2:04:57 to 2:05:17( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: recession, a double dip, or maybe worse, maybe a worldwide cataclysm from excessive debt. hopefully not. but that's what they told us we're facing the most predictable cris in history. we've gone 714 days in this congress without passing a

Jeff Sessions

2:05:18 to 2:05:40( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: budget as we're required to do. the budget act requires congress to pass a budget by april 15th and we've not achieved that. and that's particularly problematic at a time of national crisis. i see my colleague, senator corker from tennessee, here.

Jeff Sessions

2:05:41 to 2:06:02( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: he's worked very, very hard with some constructive bipartisan efforts to do something about the debt trajectory we're on. but i guess i -- i want to first ask him as a highly successful mayor of chattanooga, received

Jeff Sessions

2:06:03 to 2:06:23( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: great applause around the country and in the state for his leadership, he had to deal with the real numbers, real expenditures and real budget. an as a very successful businessman, he's had the same challenge. so i guess i would ask him for his perspective having been in

Jeff Sessions

2:06:24 to 2:06:44( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: the senate now several years. what he thinks if we have a corporation, a mayor, or a nation facing the most severe debt crisis perhaps in its history that we haven't had a budget and don't have a plan. i guess my first question,

Jeff Sessions

2:06:45 to 2:07:00( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: senator corker is: from a businessman, a former mayor who had to run a city, balance a budget, what's your perspective? mr. corker: thank you, senator. i -- i was on the floor last week as weeg talked about the continuing -- last week as egg

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