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Senate Proceeding on Apr 14th, 2011 :: 8:44:10 to 8:45:10
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Harry Reid

8:44:06 to 8:44:27( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: provided the objection is heard. the majority leader. mr. reid: thank you, mr. president. i would finally say that this legislation under any circumstances is not relevant or germane to the underlying bill. that's very clear. and this legislation is now -- that is now asked to be considered by the senate has not

Harry Reid

8:44:10 to 8:45:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Harry Reid

Harry Reid

8:44:28 to 8:44:49( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: had a hearing. sure, we have had hearings on regulatory reform, we have had hearings on the environment also, but when you bring up a piece of legislation that's new, we deserve to know what it's about. these other amendments, we know what they're about. hers is too detailed and complicated, it's not germane or relevant. it's had no hearings.

Harry Reid

8:44:50 to 8:45:12( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: and now i'm stunned by the new standard suggested by my friend from maine. democrats have more amendments than the republicans, therefore we should consider an amendment that is not germane, relevant and has never had a hearing. so i'm disappointed that my friend from maine's killing this legislation. that's what it amounts to. we've spent enough time on this legislation. it's really too bad. the chairman of the committee

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