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We await the key vote now on the -- bill in the senate it is the day we've been waiting for on the calendar the second of August the -- -- by the Treasury Department where.
The debt deal had to get done my next -- how He vote Republican senator Jeff session -- Senate Budget Committee hey Dylan senator -- him.
Thank you how will you vote are you a yes there -- no today.
I'm gonna be -- I don't like the way they have a committee set up and particularly.
I don't like the fact that it undermines even further.
The ability to have a budget next year the Democrats have gone now 848.
Days in the senate.
Without a budget in he'll make it even more difficult next year to be accountable.
This is an erosion in many ways -- public accountability.
We haven't had public debates.
We've seen this deadline coming I've warned that it would happen at the last minute -- was a Friday.
And an eleventh hour and here we are.
At the eleventh hour the fifty ninth minute and it really we could've had a great debate this year.
Had this thing done weeks ago and should have.
Okay so you're no it it based largely in part on what this special committee that will be established soon.
What they will produce and they may or may not produce any results correct and that if they do not -- not produce results you get across the board spending cuts.
What's wrong -- -- Well if that's -- it was now would be less concerned about these sequester across the board cuts.
But it really targets defense on looks -- defense would take a 10% cut in the other -- the department would take 5%.
Thing if if you don't -- reach an agreement.
So it's got -- on you know gun pointed to -- the Defense Department all have got to tighten their belts including a Defense Department but.
I don't see why we -- target them.
-- extraordinary cuts in don't think that's can be done effective I think you said something last night that this is an I told you so moment in your view.
We're also I have -- -- worn down they all that this thing was being put off He was is.
Secret meetings went on.
It's brought up at 3 AM yesterday morning they said they finally got it together.
And all of a sudden it's on the floor and you get the vote up or down and no.
Opportunity to offer amendments.
So to me this did not have to happen.
And He was done this -- really because it minimizes the number of votes that.
Politicians have to have and the people need to see politicians cast more votes so they can hold them accountable for that policies they had.
I appreciate everything you're saying they're in the thirty seconds let the I think you also said last that you truly believe this is a step forward.
-- I'm is it up forward you contradicting yourself here's well maybe.
I think it's a step forward in the sense that it reduces.
Spending about 2.4 trillion dollars we hope over ten years.
But if the deficits are going to increase thirteen trillion over the next ten years.
So this is only a small step we needed to do much more Jeff Sessions thank you the Alabama Republican thank you for your time.
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