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  • Providing for Consideration of H. Res. 567, Establishing Select Committee on the Events Surrounding the 2012 Terrorist Attack in Benghazi


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    Representative Pete Sessions

    From: TX District 32

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-08

    SESSIONS. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 575 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: 2014-05-08

    SLAUGHTER. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding me the customary 30 minutes and yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, the 2012 attack on Benghazi was a tragedy that took the [[Page...



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    Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

    From: FL District 27

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-08

    ROS-LEHTINEN. Mr. Speaker, I thank Chairman Sessions for his inspiring leadership on the Rules Committee on every issue, but most especially as he spearheaded the creation of this select committee on...



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    Representative Gerald E. Connolly

    From: VA District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-08

    CONNOLLY. Mr. Speaker, I thank my dear friend, the former chairman of the Rules Committee, Louise Slaughter from New York. I rise in strong opposition to the rule and the underlying resolution, H....



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    Representative Michael C. Burgess

    From: TX District 26

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-08

    BURGESS. Mr. Speaker, I thank you for the recognition. I thank the chairman of the committee, the distinguished Texan, for yielding me the time. I certainly thank him for his confidence in me in allowing...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-08

    JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker, I thank the distinguished gentlewoman, the ranking member on the Rules Committee, and my friend, the distinguished gentleman from Texas, for the hard work that the Rules Committee...



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    Representative Jared Polis

    From: CO District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-08

    POLIS. Mr. Speaker, my good friend from Texas (Ms. Jackson Lee) just talked about how we have proposed that this be a balanced committee like the Ethics Committee. That was done with regard to another...



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    Representative Eliot L. Engel

    From: NY District 16

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-08

    ENGEL. Mr. Speaker, I thank my friend from New York for yielding me this time. [[Page H3959]] I rise in strong opposition to both the rule and the bill. It is really a political charade and a pointless...



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    Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    From: NY District 25

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-08

    SLAUGHTER. Mr. Speaker, on that I demand the yeas and nays. The yeas and nays were ordered. The SPEAKER pro tempore. This is a 5-minute vote. The vote was taken by electronic device, and there were--yeas...