Insider House Rules - C**t Punters Go to Washington

  • Aired:  04/23/13
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Faced with the grim prospect of being held financially accountable, lawmakers come together and cripple a bill aimed at more transparent government. (2:49)

GENTLEMAN'S F MINUS.

FOR CONGRESS TO GO BACK AND

KILL THE TRANSPARENCY

FEATURE OF THIS STOCK ACT

FOR STAFFERS, MUST NOT HAVE

BEEN AN EASY DECISION.

I WANT TO HEAR EVERY WORD OF

THE LOUD AND PASSIONATE

SENATE FLOOR DEBATE THAT

THEY HAD THERE.

PLAY THE ENTIRE THING.

AND WHILE YOU DO THAT I AM

GOING TO ENJOY THIS BIG BOY

PORTION OF MY FAVORITE

BENJAMIN AND JEROMES FROZEN

TREAT.

>> ASK UNANIMOUS CONSENT

THAT THE BILL BE RED THREE

TIMES AND PASSED THE MOTION

TO RECONSIDER BE LAID ON THE

TABLE WITH NO INTERVENING

ACTION OR DEBATE.

>> WITHOUT OBJECTION.

(LAUGHTER)

>> Jon: THAT DEBATE HAPPENED

SO QUICKLY I ACTUALLY HAVE

MORE ICE CREAM THAN WHEN I

STARTED.

(LAUGHTER)

HMMMM, GOOD THING I'M

LACTOSE INTOLERANT.

(LAUGHTER)

COMMERCIAL BREAK.

ALL RIGHT.

WELL LOOK, CONGRESS CAN DO

WHATEVER IT WANTS.

THAT REPEAL OF THAT

TRANSPARENCY PROVISION CAN'T

GO THROUGH UNLESS THE

PRESIDENT SIGNS IT.

BUT HE'S NOT GOING TO SIGN

IT, IS HE?

CARNEY?

>> ON FRIDAY CONGRESS

QUIETLY PASSED CHANGES TO

THE STOCK ACT AND GOVERNMENT

TRANSPARENCY GROUPS SAY THE

CHANGES BASICALLY GUT THE

LAW, THEY'RE URGING THE

PRESIDENT TO VETO-- VETS OWE

IT, DOES HE PLAN TO SIGN IT

INTO LAW OR VETO IT AND WHY.

>> THE-- I THINK THE

PRESIDENT WAS SCHEDULED TO

SIGN THE LEGISLATION TODAY.

THE-- MYLAN GAUGE HERE.

>> Jon: LET ME HELP YOU OUT

THERE.

LET ME HELP YOU OUT THERE I

THINK THE LANGUAGE YOU MIGHT

BE LOOKING FOR IS THIS.

>> NBC NORTH DAKOTA NEWS,

YOUR NEWS LEADER IN HIGH

DEFINITION.

>> [BLEEP].

>> Jon: THAT JUST SAID, IS

THAT THE LANGUAGE YOU ARE

LOOKING FOR [BLEEP]

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)

>> Jon: BY THE WAY THAT GUY

FORGOT TO ADD [BLEEP]

HUNTERS.

(LAUGHTER)

BY THE WAY [BLEEP] HUNTERS

IS NOT IN DEVELOPMENT RIGHT

NOW ON COMEDY CENTRAL,

SOMETHING IS REALLY WRONG

WITH THIS WORLD.

OBAMA'S TRY SIGN 9

TRANSPARENCY REPEAL BECAUSE

OF CONCERNS OVER PERSONAL

SECURITY AND LAW EBB

FORCEMENT ISSUES WHICH THE

COLUMBIA JOURNALISM REVIEW

RAN PAST CYBERSECURITY

EXPERT WHO DECLARED SUCH

CONCERNS AND I'M QUOTING NOW,

BULL [BLEEP] YOU KNOW WHAT,

IT GIVES ME AN IDEA FOR A

MOVIE.

(LAUGHTER)

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