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Senate Proceeding on Sep 16th, 2009 :: 4:24:20 to 4:26:40
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Jon Kyl

4:24:15 to 4:24:20( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Kyl: republicans and democrats should join togher and say, let's think about -- it's not even

John Ensign

4:24:20 to 4:26:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Ensign

John Ensign

4:24:21 to 4:24:41( Edit History Discussion )

John Ensign: just the next generation. let's think about today. let's think about what we are doing to this country today, and let's start showing some fiscal responsibility around here, some fiscal restraint. let's start joining together as americans and not running up this massive amount of

John Ensign

4:24:42 to 4:25:02( Edit History Discussion )

John Ensign: government debt. let's start saying no to some of the special interests that come into our office and say, we need this project. we need this promise. we need that program. let's start saying that. so, madam president, i would ask -- i have a motion at the deive and ask for its immediate consideration.

John Ensign

4:25:03 to 4:25:23( Edit History Discussion )

John Ensign: clerk will report the motion. the clerk: the senator from nevada, mr. ensign, moves to recommit the the committee on aeption pros with instructions to report the same back to the senate with changes to produce -- mr. ensign: reading be dispense -- ask that further dispensed with. the presiding officer: without

John Ensign

4:25:24 to 4:25:45( Edit History Discussion )

John Ensign: objection. mr. ensign: this is a motion to report the bill back to the committee. can't say it cuts a individual program. the appropriations committee uld have the authority to be able to put their priorities within the bill. but it says we're not going to spend more money than we spent last year. that's very simple imlai it says. we're going to freeze the lel

John Ensign

4:25:46 to 4:26:07( Edit History Discussion )

John Ensign: of spending to last year instead having a 23% incre last year. and to reiterate, in the stimulus bill, tens of billions of dollars were added to these very same programs that are in this spending bill already. last year. so i think that

John Ensign

4:26:08 to 4:26:23( Edit History Discussion )

John Ensign: responsible thing to do for us to vote on this amendment and show that we are rea serious about controll deficit in the unite america. madam president, i yield the

John Ensign

4:26:37 to 4:26:41( Edit History Discussion )

John Ensign: floor. the presiding officer: the

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