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Senate Proceeding 07-13-10 on Jul 13th, 2010 :: 0:27:30 to 0:28:49
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Lamar Alexander

0:27:26 to 0:27:47( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: it clear that we're willing -- we are willing to make those types of difficult a senator: mr. president? mr. alexander: i wonder if the se accept a question. mr. gregg: yes, i accept a question from the senator from tennessee. mr. alexander: i would ask the senator from who served as chairman of the budget committee of ranking member

Lamar Alexander

0:27:30 to 0:28:49( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lamar Alexander

Lamar Alexander

0:27:48 to 0:28:09( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: there is no one in the senate more familiar with the numbers in the senate budget, is it not true that the, that this request by republican members of the senate appropriations committee comes at a time when many

Lamar Alexander

0:28:10 to 0:28:31( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: americans and most senators feel that the level o debt is at crisis levels, threatens the security of our country. and that it comes at a time when the congress has not produced a budget. and it comes at a time when there have been substantial increases over the last year and a half in the 38% of the budget

Lamar Alexander

0:28:32 to 0:28:52( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: that's discretionary spending. so would the senator from new hampshire, who's long served on both the budget and the appropriations committee, not agree that the first job of senate appropriators is not to decide where to spend the money, but to decide how much money there is to spend, especially

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