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Senate Proceeding on Apr 15th, 2010 :: 5:06:30 to 5:09:00
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Bob Corker

5:06:26 to 5:06:47( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: write what we want to write. i would sign the letter if that is the this is not the case in my view. i say that respectfully to my colleague. mr. corker: will respond respectfully, i think the course -- this course of action to get under way is to finish the bipartisan -- let's face it. you and i went a long ways and

Bob Corker

5:06:30 to 5:09:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Bob Corker

Bob Corker

5:06:48 to 5:07:08( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: we stopped on march the 10th it end and i understand that you were losing democrats on your committee -- mr. dodd: i had gained republicans. mr. corker: you had one and that's all you asked for. i want to reiterate that. i never said i would speak for everybody but myself. and i didn't leave the table. never left the table.

Bob Corker

5:07:09 to 5:07:29( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: so the fact is the bill has taken a partisan bill on march the 10th. there's no denying that. you wouldn't deny that and look at me with a straight face. there are some bipartisan solutions in this bill, and i grant that, and those incliewtionz, but there's -- inclusions, but there's still work to be done. and i would say to you what

Bob Corker

5:07:30 to 5:07:52( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: republicans are trying to do is let's finish that work before it gets to the floor. you've said this and i don't think i'm betraying confidences. i would never do that intentionally. this is a complicated piece of legislation and what we need to do is get the template at least bipartisan in the beginning and then you're right.

Bob Corker

5:07:53 to 5:08:13( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: i mean there's issues like the volecker rule and governance issueshat will go back and forth. but let's at least get the main parts of the bill right. t the way that you would want it on your own, not the way that i would want it on my own. that has not happened on a number of the titles in fairness. and i would just urge

Bob Corker

5:08:14 to 5:08:34( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: everyone -- the's been a lot of work done. you've done a tremendous amount of work in this committee. let's finis next 10 days. let's quit yelling at each other and let's finish the work the american people sent us to do. and i'm not lecturing. i say all of this respectfully. let's just finish what we started.

Bob Corker

5:08:35 to 5:08:59( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: mr. dodd: i case. i thank my colleague. . corker: note the absence of a quorum. the presiding officer: the clerk will call the roll.

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