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Senate Proceeding on Jul 15th, 2009 :: 2:29:05 to 2:30:30
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John McCain

2:28:47 to 2:29:07( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: then i can yield to senator mccain because i think the hate crimes legisla landmark mccain has asked to be recognized first. i will try to make my response to him very i ask unanimous consent that after the senator from arizona has spoken, the senator from california be immediately recognized. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. durbin: and i yield the

John McCain

2:29:05 to 2:30:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John McCain

John McCain

2:29:08 to 2:29:29( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: floor to the senator from arizona. the presiding officer: the senator from arizona. mr. mccain: madam president, i want to point out again the legislation which is now pending has replaced the f-22 levin-mccain amendment. and

John McCain

2:29:30 to 2:29:51( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: majority leader has put in legislation which is not relevant to the pending legislation which is the department of defense authorization bill. i am perfectly willing for hate crimes bill to come up under the regular and why it should be put on the

John McCain

2:29:52 to 2:30:12( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: defense authorization bill which will then not debate and discussion of amendments, not to mention the fact that it hasn't gone through the committee of jurisdiction, frankly, i do not think is an appropriate way of using the defense authorization bill. in fact, i think inappropriate.

John McCain

2:30:13 to 2:30:32( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: why don't we do this, i ask my friend from illinois, agree as soon as the defense authorization bill is complete, we take up the matthew shepard hate crimes prevention act under the regular order and do business the way the senate should do business. so, therefore, mr. president, i now ask unanimous consent that

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