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Jeff Sessions leading the call for the senate to cancel next week's recess in order to address the debt and pressing business at hand senator sessions.
Is the ranking member of the powerful Senate Budget Committee a member of the armed services and judiciary committee's.
Thank you for -- whether -- tonight.
Thank you and it appears that today you're your insistence that the senate remain.
Open for business next week instead of reassessing.
Is being at least listen to on the by the democratic leadership.
Well what are you here.
I think this senate Democrat leadership warning.
Go home recess.
But I think they are very uneasy about it because the American people are very worried about the debt.
In this country country is facing our economy is at risk.
We need to take firm clear action.
For six months as was announced today at a press -- by a group of new Republican senators.
-- about Ron Johnson and Wisconsin and they were so eloquent talking about coming to Washington.
Try to fix this debt problem of their own in now six months is gone by and nothing has occurred.
They're just flabbergasted -- and so I'm not.
And I'd just do believe that if we come back next week which we should we need to be seriously engaged in the real discussions on this.
Trillion dollar off on effort we've got to make to Alter -- -- course.
I trillion dollar multi trillion dollar arbitrary -- -- The president calling the Republican no tax -- position.
Is he put it unsustainable.
Insisting upon tax hikes as part of any any debt ceiling deal your response.
-- What they want to do the big spenders.
Want now the taxpayers to pay for their reckless spending spree.
They -- today in the last two years and non defense discretionary spending not counting social security and Medicare went up 24%.
In two years the president apology is a 10% -- Education Department increased 10%.
Energy Department entries for 2000 well.
On 10% for State Department -- 60% for transportation.
We don't have the money to freeze spending on fat they.
That we're in.
Through the looking glass really so I think god hopefully.
We we're at a point where we have began serious.
Discussions because it would be very wrong to have a monumental build dropped on the senate.
A few days from the debt deadline and they demanded that we pass it without reading it without the American people really knowing what's in it.
Not having a chance to fully study.
I would think that everyone in the senate and the House of Representatives at this point after the Obama care.
Legislation passed and went to the president for his signature without reading it.
I would think that there that that lesson would be vivid in the minds of every elected official and Capitol Hill.
It was such a big part of the last election you -- discussed all over the country that what's congress doing aren't you fulfilling your.
Rolled -- even read the bills.
And so I think we have a responsibility.
To our constituents to the American people.
To fulfill the congressional constitutional.
On to really understand how money is spent and put us some -- found the course we can get there.
We can put this country on a sound course and -- economic growth will rebound.
-- -- And so on dates if -- may.
You would have to know tomorrow would you not if the recess were to be avoided -- -- I would stay.
In the senate.
The deadline as it were -- but it is a deadline.
Enunciated by the Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.
And do you think it's a if you will a real and -- -- date.
Well you hear even some of those.
Administration people saying it may go somewhat longer but the truth is if it is -- serious matter and I believe it -- you.
Is why isn't the administration and the president doing more to send proposals to congress in urging.
Us to consider them in detail.
And so we can make a responsible decision -- would you wait till the very end and dropped something and that could be voted down.
And then we -- be facing an unhealthy and dangerous situation for the economy.
Then of course the president is saying it's the GOP it doesn't take seriously its obligations.
Two or come to terms and on time -- way on this.
On the debt ceiling issue.
As to when you might learn to -- the -- you will be in session next week.
What do you think.
-- would certainly about Tim morrow.
Afternoon I would think we would.
On the latest going to have to make a decision about that he has not wanted on to stay in session and I have to say this if we're going to stay in session for busy work.
Not doing things serious.
He might as well -- being in -- We need to have a real discussion.
Real debate we need real proposals on the floor from the leadership in the senate as to how to fix.
The dangerous situation where -- and then we can begin a discussion.
And start voting.
That's what people expect just didn't hold us accountable for the votes we cast.
Is it appears that you're in the president garnered an agreement just pointing your -- is a different direction.
Senator it's always good to talk where we appreciate -- senator just -- thank thank you.
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