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Senate Proceeding on Aug 5th, 2010 :: 6:24:20 to 6:26:09
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Carl Levin

6:24:20 to 6:26:09( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Carl Levin

Carl Levin

6:24:37 to 6:24:57( Edit History Discussion )

Carl Levin: be left up to the armed services committee. it will be left up to the united states senate. if anyone wishes to strike a provision that is in this bill and the provision which is the senator from arizona talked about are all relevant provisions, it was a armed services committee bill which put into place don't ask, don't tell. the provision which we have in there now which changes that

Carl Levin

6:24:58 to 6:25:18( Edit History Discussion )

Carl Levin: policy makes it conditional upon that survey being a certification from the military leaders that there is no negative impact on morale. so we have taken into consideration the to debate these policies is on the floor of the senate.

Carl Levin

6:25:19 to 6:25:39( Edit History Discussion )

Carl Levin: the senate will determine, if we whether or not we make that conditional change in the don't ask, don't tell policy or whether we do a number of other things, some of which i objected to in committee, some of the senator from arizona's

Carl Levin

6:25:40 to 6:26:00( Edit History Discussion )

Carl Levin: amendments in committee objected to and voted against. i'm not committee because i disagree with provisions in that i'll move to strike those provisions if i disagree that much. that is what the senate debate is supposed to be about. i'm sorry there is an objection to this bill coming up.

Carl Levin

6:26:01 to 6:26:10( Edit History Discussion )

Carl Levin: obviously we're going to try to get this bill up in september so we can debate the issues which the senator from arizona points to. they are legitimate issues for debate. we should debate them. but the only way we can debate

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