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  • Providing for Consideration of Establishing a Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce


    A picture of Representative Virginia Foxx

    Representative Virginia Foxx

    From: NC District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-10-07

    FOXX. Madam Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 461 and ask for its immediate consideration. The Clerk read the resolution, as follows: ...



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    Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    From: NY District 25

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-10-07

    SLAUGHTER. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, creating a select committee to investigate Planned Parenthood is a journey with no end, a solution in search of a problem. ...



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    Representative Mimi Walters

    From: CA District 45

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-10-07

    WALTERS of California. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of H. Res. 461. This resolution would create a select panel to investigate a number of claims related to Planned Parenthood's activities involving...



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    Representative Elijah E. Cummings

    From: MD District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-10-07

    CUMMINGS. I thank the gentlewoman for yielding. As the ranking member of the Select Committee on Benghazi and the House Oversight Committee, I rise in strong opposition to this proposal by House Republicans...



    A picture of Representative Renee L. Ellmers

    Representative Renee L. Ellmers

    From: NC District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-10-07

    ELLMERS of North Carolina. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlewoman from North Carolina for allowing me to speak on the floor today during this rule debate. As a sitting member of the Energy and Commerce...



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    Representative Adam Smith

    From: WA District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-10-07

    SMITH of Washington. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to this resolution. As a member of the Benghazi panel, I think what we have learned from the Benghazi panel is that this House majority is not...



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    Representative Marsha Blackburn

    From: TN District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-10-07

    BLACKBURN. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlewoman from North Carolina for her leadership on this issue. [[Page H6872]] She spoke a little bit earlier about the structure and the organization of the...



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    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-10-07

    VAN HOLLEN. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the ranking member for bringing those troubling revelations to the attention of the House. It shows what a sham process this has been from the beginning. Mr....



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    Representative Joseph R. Pitts

    From: PA District 16

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-10-07

    PITTS. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of the resolution. This summer 10 videos were released that showed high-level executives at major organizations, including Planned Parenthood, StemExpress, Advanced...



    A picture of Representative Lois Capps

    Representative Lois Capps

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2015-10-07

    CAPPS. I thank my colleague for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to this bill, which is just another political stunt to put the government between a woman and her healthcare provider....



    A picture of Representative Christopher H. Smith

    Representative Christopher H. Smith

    From: NJ District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-10-07

    SMITH of Washington. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to this resolution. As a member of the Benghazi panel, I think what we have learned from the Benghazi panel is that this House majority is not...



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    Representative Kathy Castor

    From: FL District 14

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-10-07

    CASTOR of Florida. I thank the gentlewoman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to this wasteful maneuver by Republicans in Congress to establish yet another investigative committee...



    A picture of Representative Janice D. Schakowsky

    Representative Janice D. Schakowsky

    From: IL District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-10-07

    SCHAKOWSKY. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to the creation of a select committee to investigate Planned Parenthood. Let's be clear: this is just another political witch hunt, this time targeting...



    A picture of Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-10-07

    JACKSON LEE. I thank the gentlewoman from New York. Mr. Speaker, many of us have the memory of the back alley abortions and the many dead young women who cried alone without any help. None of us want...



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    Representative Carolyn B. Maloney

    From: NY District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-10-07

    MALONEY of New York. I thank my friend for yielding and for her great leadership. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to H. Res. 461, to create a select committee on investigating Planned Parenthood. ...



    A picture of Representative Judy Chu

    Representative Judy Chu

    From: CA District 27

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-10-07

    CHU of California. Mr. Speaker, here we are again with Republicans attacking women and Planned Parenthood on the House floor. But now the attacks are taking the form of yet another politically inspired...



    A picture of Representative Lois Frankel

    Representative Lois Frankel

    From: FL District 22

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-10-07

    FRANKEL of Florida. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to the resolution to create a select committee to investigate Planned Parenthood. Well, here we go again. Planned Parenthood is the new Benghazi. ...



    A picture of Representative Gwen Moore

    Representative Gwen Moore

    From: WI District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-10-07

    MOORE. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to H. Res. 461. This resolution supposedly establishes a select panel to investigate Planned Parenthood and fetal tissue procurement. Now, what do we know already,...



    A picture of Representative Barbara Lee

    Representative Barbara Lee

    From: CA District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-10-07

    LEE. I thank the gentlewoman from New York. Mr. Speaker, many of us have the memory of the back alley abortions and the many dead young women who cried alone without any help. None of us want that....



    A picture of Representative Eliot L. Engel

    Representative Eliot L. Engel

    From: NY District 16

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-10-07

    ENGEL. I thank my good friend from New York. Mr. Speaker, this is the fourth time in less than 1 month that I have been compelled to voice my opposition to a measure attacking women's health care. ...



    A picture of Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    From: CT District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-10-07

    DeLAURO. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to this resolution. It is beneath the dignity of this Chamber to participate in an ideological witch hunt, especially one based on entirely false allegations. ...



    A picture of Representative Mike Kelly

    Representative Mike Kelly

    From: PA District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-10-07

    KELLY of Pennsylvania. I thank the gentlewoman. Mr. Speaker, I was in my office watching the debate, and I thought, well, if I really thought I was innocent, if I really thought there was nothing that...



    A picture of Representative Diana DeGette

    Representative Diana DeGette

    From: CO District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-10-07

    DeGETTE. Mr. Speaker, since a series of deceptive and highly edited videos taken at Planned Parenthood facilities were released to the public, three separate congressional committees have leapt to conclusions,...



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    Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton

    From: DC District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-10-07

    NORTON. Mr. Speaker, I thank my good friend for yielding. A sure sign that the Republican Planned Parenthood hearing failed is that they are now embracing their default, the much-discredited Benghazi...



    A picture of Representative Brian Babin

    Representative Brian Babin

    From: TX District 36

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-10-07

    BABIN. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong support of H. Res. 461, legislation to establish a select panel to investigate the matters that were brought to the forefront in a series of shocking and disturbing...



    A picture of Representative Marcia L. Fudge

    Representative Marcia L. Fudge

    From: OH District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-10-07

    FUDGE. Mr. Speaker, today I rise in strong opposition to the establishment of the panel to investigate Planned Parenthood. The panel's clear partisan aim is to take down Planned Parenthood, an organization...



    A picture of Representative Kay Granger

    Representative Kay Granger

    From: TX District 12

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-10-07

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