|00:00:02||PERHAPS THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE COULD SHOW SOME LEADERSHIP ON JOBS BY CALLING UP THE BIPARTISAN 75-22 JOBS HIGHWAY BILL THAT PASSED THIS SENATE, THAT IS WIDELY SUPPORTED AND WHOSE DELAY IS ACTUALLY COSTING US JOBS BECAUSE OF THE SUMMER CONSTRUCTION SEASON WASTING AWAY AS THESE EXTENSION GOES ON.|
|00:00:33||-- AS THESE EXTENSIONS GO ON.|
|00:00:35||SO THERE WOULD BE SOME LEADERSHIP THAT WOULD REALLY MEAN SOMETHING FOR JOBS HERE IN AMERICA.|
|00:00:39||BUT I'M RISING TODAY TO ADDRESS THE NEED THAT WE HAVE HERE IN THE SENATE FOR COMPREHENSIVE CYBER SECURITY LEGISLATION, AND I'D LIKE TO SPEAK FOR UP TO 15 MINUTES, IF I COULD HAVE UNANIMOUS CONSENT.|
|00:00:49||THE PRESIDING OFFICER: WITHOUT OBJECTION.|
|00:00:51||MR. WHITEHOUSE: OUR NATION'S INADEQUATE CYBER SECURITY POSES AN EVER-GROWING THREAT|
Mr. WHITEHOUSE. Madam President, to follow up briefly on the subject of leadership in Washington, perhaps the Speaker of the House could show some leadership on jobs by calling up the bipartisan--75 to 22--jobs highway bill that passed this Senate, which is widely supported and its delay is actually costing us jobs because of the summer construction season wasting away as these extensions go on. There would be some leadership that would mean something for jobs in America.
Madam President, I rise today to address the need we have in the Senate for comprehensive cybersecurity legislation. I ask unanimous consent to speak for up to 15 minutes.