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Senate Proceeding on Dec 12th, 2007 :: 2:29:22 to 2:30:42
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Debbie Stabenow

2:29:03 to 2:29:22( Edit History Discussion )

Debbie Stabenow: that it will be agreed to by unanimous consent. mr. sessions: mr. president, i probably misspoke a little bit. this is not the wounded warrior legislation that you're talking about. it's the wounded

Jeff Sessions

2:29:22 to 2:29:33( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: warrior bonus equity act that has been filed. it's s. 2400. it deals with a situation in which persons who have been paid, promised bonuses to reenlist and then have been injured, the dole-shalala commission

Jeff Sessions

2:29:22 to 2:30:42( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Sessions

Jeff Sessions

2:29:33 to 2:29:50( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: raised the question of whether they were being, those promises were being honored because it's paid over a number of years. they have been injured, some have been in combat. and they've not received

Jeff Sessions

2:29:50 to 2:30:07( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: their full bonus. so this would move that bill forward. it's a little different than the senator referred to. it has bipartisan support. senator casey, the presiding officer, senator clinton, dorgan, lautenberg,

Jeff Sessions

2:30:07 to 2:30:16( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: martinez, murkowski, sanders, wyden, webb, ensign, collins, mccain are in support of it. for some reason there's a hold on it. i ask unanimous consent that my request -- and i'll renew my unanimous

Jeff Sessions

2:30:16 to 2:30:27( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: consent request. the presiding officer: is there objection? ms. stabenow: mr. president, again reserving the right to object. i would kate we certainly will work together with the gentleman. we

Jeff Sessions

2:30:27 to 2:30:42( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: have placed our troops and veterans as our highest prioty. given the time at the moment, i would, on behalf of the majority leader,er object. the presiding officer: objection is heard. mr. sessions:

Debbie Stabenow

2:30:42 to 2:30:55( Edit History Discussion )

Debbie Stabenow: well, i would just yield the floor in just one second and say, mr. president, we are not in a good position today. this congress has not performed well. we passed only one appropriations bill. we've

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