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    A picture of Representative Jeb Hensarling

    Representative Jeb Hensarling

    From: TX District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-11-18

    HENSARLING. Mr. Speaker, pursuant to House Resolution 529, I call up the bill (H.R. 1210) to amend the Truth in Lending Act to provide a safe harbor from certain requirements related to qualified mortgages...



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    Representative Maxine Waters

    From: CA District 43

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-11-18

    WATERS of California. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself 5 minutes. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in opposition to H.R. 1210. Today we are again wasting time on the floor discussing a bill that President Obama...



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    Representative Andy Barr

    From: KY District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-11-18

    BARR. I thank the gentleman from Texas, the chairman of our committee, for his leadership and support of this legislation. Mr. Speaker, the best policies serve both the interests of the individual...



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    Representative Daniel T. Kildee

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    Date: 2015-11-18

    KILDEE. Mr. Speaker, I thank the ranking member for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the efforts of my colleague and classmate Mr. Barr in attempting to address this issue. I appreciate the impact...



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    Representative Bill Huizenga

    From: MI District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-11-18

    HUIZENGA of Michigan. Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity. I want you to imagine with me. Imagine a single mom moving out of a trailer. She has had some tragedy in life. She has got two kids that...



    A picture of Representative Terri A. Sewell

    Representative Terri A. Sewell

    From: AL District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-11-18

    SEWELL of Alabama. Mr. Speaker, I thank Ranking Member Waters. Today I rise in opposition to H.R. 1210. During the financial crisis of 2008, predatory subprime lending was far too prevalent and underwriting...



    A picture of Representative Keith J. Rothfus

    Representative Keith J. Rothfus

    From: PA District 12

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-11-18

    ROTHFUS. Mr. Speaker, I thank the chairman for yielding. I would like to thank my good friend from Kentucky, the sponsor of this legislation, for leading on this important issue. Mr. Speaker, for...



    A picture of Representative Janice D. Schakowsky

    Representative Janice D. Schakowsky

    From: IL District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-11-18

    SCHAKOWSKY. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlewoman for yielding and for her leadership to protect consumers. H.R. 1210 would allow the largest banks in the country to deal in the types of predatory and...



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    Representative Lynn A. Westmoreland

    From: GA District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-11-18

    WESTMORELAND. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding. The great American philosopher Ron White has a saying, and it says, ``You can't fix stupid.'' So I guess that is the reason we can't fix...



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    Representative Keith Ellison

    From: MN District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-11-18

    ELLISON. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlewoman for the time. Mr. Speaker, I just want to say that the fact is that 2008 was a horrendous time here in Congress, but it was even worse across America. You...



    A picture of Representative Robert Pittenger

    Representative Robert Pittenger

    From: NC District 9

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-11-18

    PITTENGER. Mr. Speaker, I congratulate my good friend from Kentucky (Mr. Barr) for his leadership on this important bill for consumers. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 1210, the Portfolio Lending...



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    Representative Scott R. Tipton

    From: CO District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-11-18

    TIPTON. I thank the chairman. Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague from Kentucky, Representative Barr, for offering this piece of legislation. This bipartisan Portfolio Lending and Mortgage...



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    Representative J. French Hill

    From: AR District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-11-18

    HILL. I thank the chairman. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 1210, the Portfolio Lending and Mortgage Access bill, designed by my good friend from Kentucky. We have seen in Arkansas loan approval...



    A picture of Representative Bruce Poliquin

    Representative Bruce Poliquin

    From: ME District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-11-18

    POLIQUIN. Mr. Speaker, I thank the chairman. Mr. Speaker, I am still scratching my head. I am still scratching my head at some of the folks on the other side of the aisle. I have no idea why they do...



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    Representative Mike Thompson

    From: CA District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-11-18

    THOMPSON of California. Mr. Speaker, I have a motion to recommit at the desk. The SPEAKER pro tempore. Is the gentleman opposed to the bill? Mr. THOMPSON of California. I am, in its current form. ...



    A picture of Representative Betty McCollum

    Representative Betty McCollum

    From: MN District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-11-18

    McCOLLUM. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 635, had I been present, I would have voted ``yes.'' Mr. FOSTER. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 635, had I been present, I would have voted ``yes.'' Stated against: ...



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    Representative Bill Foster

    From: IL District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-11-18

    FOSTER. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 635, had I been present, I would have voted ``yes.'' Stated against: Mr. HURT of Virginia. Mr. Speaker, I was not present for rollcall vote No. 635, a recorded...



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    Representative Robert Hurt

    From: VA District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-11-18

    HURT of Virginia. Mr. Speaker, I was not present for rollcall vote No. 635, a recorded vote on the Motion to Recommit with instructions on H.R. 1210. Had I been present, I would have voted ``no.'' ...