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Senate Proceeding on May 15th, 2008 :: 7:59:12 to 8:00:55
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David Vitter

7:57:40 to 7:59:12( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: David Vitter

David Vitter

7:58:57 to 7:59:12( Edit History Discussion )

David Vitter: -- am very grateful to him for giving me this opportunity. when it comes to the defense interests of the united states, i think it would be folly to allow a state legislature to impose their will

Bill Nelson

7:59:12 to 7:59:34( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Nelson: with regard to the defense interests. this senator has already given the example of the largestar testing and training area in the world for the united states military which is the gulf of mexico off of

Bill Nelson

7:59:12 to 8:00:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Bill Nelson

Bill Nelson

7:59:34 to 7:59:49( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Nelson: florida.~ which we have prohibited in law from being drilled. but let's take, for example,xa the atlantic coast of florida. 30 years ago, this senator had to oppose the secretary of the interior, james

Bill Nelson

7:59:49 to 8:00:04( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Nelson: watt, from drilling off of the east coast, and the only way that this senator was able to beat him then was because it finally dawned on the administration that where you are launching from the cape

Bill Nelson

8:00:04 to 8:00:18( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Nelson: canaveral air force staying, from west to east, and launching from the kennedy space center, from west to east, therefore, dropping the solid rocket boosters into the atlantic ocean along with the

Bill Nelson

8:00:18 to 8:00:30( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Nelson: first stages of the expendable booster rockets out of the air force station, that, in fact, you can't have oil rigs down there. so a state legislature might well not understand and be able to impose

Bill Nelson

8:00:30 to 8:00:43( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Nelson: its will on the security interests of the united states government. mr. vitter: well, mr. president, i will reclaim my time. the presiding officer: all time has now expired. mr. vitter: if i could ask unanimous

Bill Nelson

8:00:43 to 8:00:55( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Nelson: consent to one additional minute since i seemed to cede all my time. the presiding officer: under the previous order, the time is reserved to the manager. mr. conrad: mr. president, i -- the presiding officer:

David Vitter

8:00:55 to 8:01:05( Edit History Discussion )

David Vitter: is there objection? mr. conrad: i would be willing to allow the gentleman an additional minute. if the gentleman in opposition would be given an additional minute as well. mr. vitter: thank you. the

David Vitter

8:00:55 to 8:02:48( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: David Vitter

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