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Beto O.
Democrat TX 16

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  • Personal Explanation

    by Representative Beto O'Rourke

    Posted on 2015-01-12

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    O'ROURKE of texas in the house of representatives Monday, January 12, 2015 Mr. O'ROURKE. Mr. Speaker, during the roll call vote on Thursday, January 8, 2015 and Friday, January 9, 2015, I was absent after returning to El Paso due to a shooting that occurred on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at the El Paso VA Clinic and subsequent visit by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald to the clinic.

    Had I been present, on roll call number 14, I would have voted Nay.

    On roll call number 16, I would have voted Nay.


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