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Senate Proceeding on Apr 23rd, 2009 :: 10:35:00 to 10:36:15
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Jeff Sessions

10:34:52 to 10:35:12( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: the motion is not the presiding officer: there are now two divided prior to a v relation to the sessions motion to instruct. mr. sessions: mr. president? this motion -- the presiding officer: the senator from alabama. mr. sessions: this motion would instruct that the bget be altered to -- the presiding officer: would

Jeff Sessions

10:35:00 to 10:36:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Sessions

Jeff Sessions

10:35:13 to 10:35:33( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: the senator suspend. the senate will be in order. mr. sessions: the budget would be authored so there would be level funding for two years during the time that we're now spending an additional $800 billion in the economy as part of the we ought to be able to keep the baseline budget level for two

Jeff Sessions

10:35:34 to 10:35:57( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: years and then a three-year finish out of the five-year budget at 1% growth. we have double the national debt through this budget. we will do so in five years and triple it in ten. interest on the debt today is $170 billion. over the president's 10-year budget at the tenth year it

Jeff Sessions

10:35:58 to 10:36:15( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: would be $8 billion in interest -- $800 billion in interest alone, dwarfing budget of $40 billion. this is the right thing to do to show some discipline on the baseline budget at a time we're surging in discretionary spending through the stimulus

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