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Senate Proceeding on May 19th, 2011 :: 0:29:40 to 0:31:10
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Jeff Sessions

0:29:35 to 0:29:59( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: the congressional budget act, an actual law of the united states, requires that congress pass a budget by april 15. pass a budget by april 15. the republican house has passed its budget. they stated to the nation their financial vision for the future. the democratic senate, however,

Jeff Sessions

0:29:40 to 0:31:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Sessions

Jeff Sessions

0:30:00 to 0:30:20( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: has not passed a budget in 750 days. 750 days since we've had a budget that passed the united states senate. this year, they haven't even brought a budget forward to committee to begin to mark up a budget, as specifically required by the same statute.

Jeff Sessions

0:30:21 to 0:30:41( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: they have not even put forward a plan. democrats control the senate. they have campaigned for the majority, and as my wife says to me, when i complain, you ask for the job. so we have the largest economy on earth, and we are in the

Jeff Sessions

0:30:42 to 0:31:02( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: middle of a fiscal crisis for the majority party to skip work on the nation's budget is not something to be taken lightly. so i would ask my good friend, the senator from utah, the ranking republican on the finance committee, my former chairman in the judiciary committee, if the american people were polled, senator

Jeff Sessions

0:31:03 to 0:31:10( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: hatch, how many do you think would say the senate shouldn't pass a budget? mr. hatch: that's a good question. my friend from alabama, the

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