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Senate Proceeding on Dec 22nd, 2010 :: 3:57:50 to 3:59:55
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Jeff Sessions

3:57:47 to 3:58:08( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: the matter be placed in the record as if read. the presiding officer: is there objection? mr. sessions: i object. the presiding officer: the objection is heard. the senator from alabama. mr. sessions: i appreciate the loyalty of my colleague from washington for the boeing facility that's there.

Jeff Sessions

3:57:50 to 3:59:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Sessions

Jeff Sessions

3:58:09 to 3:58:30( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: i would just want to say that other workers are involved. 48,000 new jobs that would be created if the plant in alabama would be the one selected in this competition. as a member of the armed services committee, i note that we voted a number of years ago

Jeff Sessions

3:58:31 to 3:58:52( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: unanimously to have a competition. there are only two companies in the world that can make this kind of aircraft. it's a commercial aircraft, not a highly sophisticated defense system like a fighter. the eads team committed to build that in america, not just in alabama. jobs all over the nation, far

Jeff Sessions

3:58:53 to 3:59:15( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: more around the nation than just in alabama. and to create a third major world aircraft facility. we ask that the bid -- congress asks that the bids be competitively let and that these two competitors be given a chance to submit the best proposal.

Jeff Sessions

3:59:16 to 3:59:36( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: i'm highly convinced that the eads aircraft is superior, is larger, it's newer and more effective in the role that it's asked to fulfill. mrs. murray: i would just ask what the order is at this point. the presiding officer: the senator sought recognition after he objected.

Jeff Sessions

3:59:37 to 3:59:55( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: mrs. murray: and i had assumed that the unanimous consent was the senator from texas would proceed after i had yielded the floor, which i had not yielded. the presiding officer: at this time, the senator from alabama was the only person who sought recognition. mrs. murray: madam president, i believe there was unanimous consent that the senator from

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