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Senate Proceeding on May 18th, 2010 :: 0:35:35 to 0:36:50
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Amy Klobuchar

0:35:31 to 0:35:53( Edit History Discussion )

Amy Klobuchar: profitability of a particular company? it makes no sense. mr. menendez: i'de happy to yield to my colleague from minnesota. ms. klobuchar: thank you, mr. president. mr. president, i recently saw firsthand the miles and miles of oil slick in the gulf coast

Amy Klobuchar

0:35:35 to 0:36:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Amy Klobuchar

Amy Klobuchar

0:35:54 to 0:36:16( Edit History Discussion )

Amy Klobuchar: the scope of the staggering -- of the disaster is staggering. this should not threaten the entire coast of our country. but beyond that, potentially, if they close the port of new orleans, you think of the effect on minnesota, if the oil keeps spreading the effect it will have on other parts of the country. i don't think the taxpayers of this country should have to pay for that.

Amy Klobuchar

0:36:17 to 0:36:38( Edit History Discussion )

Amy Klobuchar: that is why i support the big oil bailout prevention act, which will ensure that the curren liability act for a single oil spill will not apply to the gulf coast oil disaster. it will make sure that b.p. flawntd its record profit of $6 billion in the first-quarter of this year alone, that they pay for this. and the taxpayers of this country which are already

Amy Klobuchar

0:36:39 to 0:36:52( Edit History Discussion )

Amy Klobuchar: burdened with the costs of the difficult times of this economy and what wall street has done that they are not stuck with the bill here. i'm supportive of the work that my colleagues have done. i thank senator menendez,

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