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Senate Proceeding on May 15th, 2008 :: 8:58:23 to 9:01:46
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8:58:04 to 8:58:23( Edit History Discussion )

or to change their vote? if not, the ayes are 54, the nays are 41. a and the motion is agreed to. a senator: move to lay on the table. the presiding officer: without objection. under the previous order,

Jim DeMint

8:58:23 to 8:58:46( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: there will now be two minutes equally divided prior to a vote on the motion to instruct offered by the senator from south carolina, senator demint. mr. demint: thank you, mr. president. if i could

Jim DeMint

8:58:23 to 9:01:46( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jim DeMint

Jim DeMint

8:58:46 to 8:59:03( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: get order, please. ok. thank you. the presiding officer: if the senator will suspend. the senate will be in order. and the senate will direct its attention as a courtesy to the senator from south

Jim DeMint

8:59:03 to 8:59:17( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: carolina. the senate is going to suspend -- ok. the senator from south carolina. mr. demint: thank you. during the last vote some of s my democrat and republican colleagues asked me if it didn't

Jim DeMint

8:59:17 to 8:59:33( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: make sense to vote for both of these motions. both understand that we need to be careful in mandate that's hurt our economy and jobs -- mandates that hurt our economy and jobs unless we recognize what

Jim DeMint

8:59:33 to 8:59:43( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: other countries are doing when they're polluting. my amendment focuses here at home. and i want to make sure folks understand what it's about. most of the things we can do to improve the environment --

Jim DeMint

8:59:43 to 8:59:58( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: a senator: mr. president, the senate is not in order. mr. demint: i thank the senator. a senator: mr. president, the senate is not in order. the presiding officer: the senator will suspend. the senate

Jim DeMint

8:59:58 to 9:00:12( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: will suspend until we get order.~ the senator from south carolina. mr. demi: thank you, mr. president. and i thank the senator for asking for -- for order. most of the things we can do to improve

Jim DeMint

9:00:12 to 9:00:25( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: our environment and to stop co2 emissions can actually improve our economy. we know as we try to build dozens if not hundreds of nuclear plants it will create move jobs all over the country, improve our

Jim DeMint

9:00:25 to 9:00:35( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: economy, just as europe has done. solar -- solar panels and wind as well as hybrid cars and hydrogen fuel -- all of these things are good for the economy and energy. my motion -- the presiding

Jim DeMint

9:00:35 to 9:00:51( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: officer: the one minute has expired. mr. demint: could i -- mr. president, most of my time was spent getting order. could i get another minute here? the presiding officer: is there objection?

Jim DeMint

9:00:51 to 9:01:03( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: without objection. mr. demint: thank you. my motion does not affect any of the attempts to reduce co2 emissions except when we know it's hurting the economy and hurting jobs. and in that case, we

Jim DeMint

9:01:03 to 9:01:15( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: cannot move ahead with penalties and mandates unless china and india india -- the two largest polluting countries -- have similar emission standards. so it's just a hold on, let's don't hurt our economy

Jim DeMint

9:01:15 to 9:01:25( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: and ourselves. there are many ways we can reduce co2 emissions without hurting jobs here in this country. i would to encourage my colleagues to support this motion. thank you, mr. president. mrs. boxer: mr.

Jim DeMint

9:01:25 to 9:01:34( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: president? the presiding officer: the senator from california. mrs. boxer: mr. president, ho mw much additional time did senator demint take? the presiding officer: the senator had an additional 23 seconds.

Jim DeMint

9:01:34 to 9:01:46( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: mrs. boxer: okay. then i would ask for the same time equally divided between myself and senator warner. and i'd like to start by saying -- the presiding officer: what is the request of the senator? mrs.

Barbara Boxer

9:01:46 to 9:01:59( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: boxer: i would like to ask that i have the same amount of time that senator demint had divided equally between myself and senator warner. the presiding officer: is there an objection to 1 minute and 23

Barbara Boxer

9:01:46 to 9:03:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Barbara Boxer

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