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Senate Proceeding on Apr 13th, 2011 :: 2:38:45 to 2:40:50
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Jeff Sessions

2:38:42 to 2:39:02( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: we've had one budget submitted to both houses of congress from the president just two months ago and it was very irresponsible and has gotten no support that i can see anywhere. but the house has on track it looks like to pass a budget this

Jeff Sessions

2:38:45 to 2:40:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Sessions

Jeff Sessions

2:39:03 to 2:39:23( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: week that will be forward looking and substantive and alter the debt trajectory we are on. put us on a path to prosperity. because the biggest and really, to me, only real threat to our economic vitality and the -- and our ability to bounce back from this recession is the debt we're carrying.

Jeff Sessions

2:39:24 to 2:39:44( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: but i have to acknowledge that your former colleague, senator simpson, and bowles said this about paul ryan's proposed budget in the house. that it is -- quote -- "a serious, honest, straightforward approach to addressing our nation's enormous fiscal

Jeff Sessions

2:39:45 to 2:40:06( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: challenges." "our enormous fiscal challenges." all right. they go on to say this -- and i think it is relevant, as you suggested, to the president's speech this afternoon. they go on to say -- quote -- "going forward, anyone who issues an alternative plan to chairman ryan's should be held

Jeff Sessions

2:40:07 to 2:40:28( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: to the same standard when offering their solutions. we simply cannot back away from these issues." i know that's a firm, strong statement. i know it' from what we're going to hear from the president, which is speech and vision and hopes. but don't you think we do have a

Jeff Sessions

2:40:29 to 2:40:49( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: right, aren't they correct, this bipartisan commission, appointed by the president, aren't these leaders correct to say we expect you, mr. president, to fulfill your statutory duty to submit a real budget? and if you've changed it from the one you submitted earlier, submit us a new budget. mr. barrasso: well, i think that would be the only responsible thing to do because right now congress is dealing with the budget that was submitted a

Jeff Sessions

2:40:50 to 2:40:50( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: couple of months ago.

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