|00:00:00||THREE OF MY COLLEAGUES.|
|00:00:02||I APPRECIATE WHAT THE SENATOR FROM MASSACHUSETTS JUST SAID BECAUSE IT -- IT'S THE BEST ARGUMENT FOR THIS AMENDMENT THAT I'VE SEEN.|
|00:00:09||IT SAYS THAT THE PREAMBLE IS NOTHING.|
|00:00:13||DOESN'T HAVE ANY EFFECT.|
|00:00:15||THEN LET'S GET RID OF IT.|
|00:00:17||FINE, LET'S JUST THROW IT AWAY.|
|00:00:19||IN FACT, HE CALLED IT A THROWA WAY, I BELIEVE.|
|00:00:22||ISN'T THAT TRUE, I WOULD ASK MY COLLEAGUES?|
|00:00:25||I YIELD FOR COMMENT FROM MY COLLEAGUE.|
|00:00:28||MR. KERRY: YES, MR.|
|00:00:29||PRESIDENT, THAT IS EXACT -- MR.|
|00:00:31||BARRASSO: THAT IS WHAT I SEE HERE, THE SENIOR SENATOR FROM|
Mr. McCAIN. Mr. President, I will be brief. I know Senator Lugar is waiting, as are two or three of my colleagues. I appreciate what the Senator from Massachusetts just said because it is the best argument for this amendment I have seen.
It says the preamble is nothing, meaningless, doesn't have any effect. If that is the case, then let's get rid of it. Fine, let's throw it away. In fact, he called it a throwaway. Isn't that true, I ask the Senator from Wyoming?