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Senate Proceeding on May 15th, 2008 :: 3:06:26 to 3:08:31
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3:06:15 to 3:06:26( Edit History Discussion )

is a sufficient second. the yeas and nays are ordered. the clerk will call the roll. vote: ~ vote: the presiding officer: the eyes are 81 -- the will theas are 81, the nays 5, the conference report

Bob Corker

3:06:26 to 3:06:40( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: to h.r. 2419 is agreed to. a senator: i move to reconsider the vote an that i on the table. the presiding officer: without objection. a senator: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from

Bob Corker

3:06:26 to 3:08:31( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Bob Corker

Bob Corker

3:06:40 to 3:06:56( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: connecticut. a senator: madam president, i ask unanimous consent that the committee on banking, housing be authorized to meet during the session of the senate on may 15, 2008, at 3:00 p.m. to conduct

Bob Corker

3:06:56 to 3:07:10( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: a markup of the original bill entitled the housing regulatory reform act of 2008. h.r. 634, the veterans disabled for life commemorative coin act and technical corrections to title 3 of the safetea-lu

Bob Corker

3:07:10 to 3:07:21( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: bill. the presiding officer: is there objection? a senator: withholding the right to object. the presiding officer: the senator from tennessee. mr. corker: this bill that the chairman of the banking committee,

Bob Corker

3:07:21 to 3:07:34( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: the distinguished senator from connecticut is speaking about is over 400 pages long. it has been amended numerous times verbally over the last week and we're going to have a meeting at 3:00 today.

Bob Corker

3:07:34 to 3:07:49( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: none of us have seen the bill. none of us have seen the amendments. and i have tremendous respect for the chairman of this committee. he's one of the -- to me, one of the best senators in this body

Bob Corker

3:07:49 to 3:08:01( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: to work with. i have respect for the ranking committee member. and i know that time is of the essence, if you will, as to addressing some of the issues that are in this bill. i am -- i'm very disappointed

Bob Corker

3:08:01 to 3:08:19( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: that today at 3:00 we're going to be going through a very technical bill that many senators in this body candidly may not ever take the time to look at because of the technicalities that exist and

Bob Corker

3:08:19 to 3:08:31( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: the specialities that will be addressed, if you will by this bill. and i -- i am very tempted to object to this. not because it's taking place today at 3:00, but because of the fact that we do not have

3:08:31 to 3:08:45( Edit History Discussion )

any of the -- any of the documentation regarding the aagreements that have been made. out of my respect for this chairman and out of my respect for the ranking member, i will not object at this

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