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Senate Proceeding on Jul 16th, 2009 :: 5:01:20 to 5:02:59
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Jim Bunning

5:01:17 to 5:01:38( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Bunning: trade side of cap-and-trade. mr. president, i yield the floor and i make a point of order that a quorum is not present. the presiding officer: wld the senat request? mr. dorgan: i withhold my q. a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from kentucky is recognized. mr. bunning: i would like to speak in morning business for up to 15 minutes. the presiding officer: without

Jim Bunning

5:01:20 to 5:02:59( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jim Bunning

Jim Bunning

5:01:39 to 5:02:01( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Bunning: objection, so ordered. mr. bunning: mr. president, today i rise to speak on the nomination of judge sotomayor to be a justice on the united states supreme court. after much consideration, i cannot support this nomination. i have been following this process closely.

Jim Bunning

5:02:02 to 5:02:22( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Bunning: i have been reading her rulings and her speeches. i have been watching her hearings at the senate judiciary committee. i met her for a half an hour on a one-on-one and was able to ask her eight specific questions. unfortunately, i find her to be

Jim Bunning

5:02:23 to 5:02:44( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Bunning: unsuitable to be a member of the united states supreme court. the first problem i would to discuss is her lack of direct answers to direct questions. i had this problem with my meeting with her, and it appears, from watching the judiciary committee

Jim Bunning

5:02:45 to 5:02:59( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Bunning: that other members have had that problem, too. my biggest concern is in the area that she answered the question from the perspective of the job she has, not the job she

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