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  • Combating Terrorist Recruitment Act of 2016


    A picture of Representative Michael T. McCaul

    Representative Michael T. McCaul

    From: TX District 10

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-04-26

    McCAUL. Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the bill (H.R. 4820) to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to use the testimonials of former or estranged violent extremists or their...



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    Representative Bennie G. Thompson

    From: MS District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-26

    THOMPSON of Mississippi. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. I rise in opposition to H.R. 4820, the Combating Terrorist Recruitment Act of 2016. It is troubling that some of my...



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    Representative Charles J. "Chuck" Fleischmann

    From: TN District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-04-26

    FLEISCHMANN. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of my bill, H.R. 4820, the Combating Terrorist Recruitment Act. I wish to thank Chairman McCaul and the members of the Homeland Security Committee...



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    Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman

    From: NJ District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-26

    WATSON COLEMAN. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to H.R. 4820, the so-called Combating Terrorist Recruitment Bill. H.R. 4820 omits any mention of domestic terrorist organizations, a significant departure...



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    Representative John Katko

    From: NY District 24

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-04-26

    KATKO. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman from Tennessee for offering this legislation. Mr. Speaker, America continues to witness the largest convergence of radical Islamic threats in the history of...



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    Representative Bill Pascrell Jr.

    From: NJ District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-26

    PASCRELL. Mr. Speaker, I certainly don't question the motivations of the gentleman who has sponsored this bill. He is a good man, a good American, and loves his country, but I believe it is misdirected....



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    Representative Will Hurd

    From: TX District 23

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-04-26

    HURD of Texas. ``It's not a revolution or jihad. It's a slaughter. I was shocked by what I did.'' ``I found it very, very hard to live there. ISIS fighters don't represent the religion. I don't see...



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    Representative Peter A. DeFazio

    From: OR District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-26

    DeFAZIO. Mr. Speaker, I rise today as one who served from the creation of the Homeland Security Committee until just a couple of years ago. I am concerned about what I am hearing here today on the...



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    Representative Scott Perry

    From: PA District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-04-26

    PERRY. Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the gentleman from Tennessee for offering this bill, as well as Chairman McCaul for bringing it to the floor. When the terrorists attacked in San Bernardino,...



    A picture of Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-26

    JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker, I rise to speak in opposition to H.R. 4820, the ``Combating Terrorist Recruitment Act of 2016,'' because regrettably the bill was not improved as I had hoped and expected between...



    A picture of Representative Frederica S. Wilson

    Representative Frederica S. Wilson

    From: FL District 24

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-26

    WILSON of Florida. Mr. Speaker, I was unavoidably detained. Had I been present, I would have voted: Rollcall No. 164--``nay.'' ____________________ ...