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  • Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5230, the Secure the Southwest Border Act of 2014


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    Representative Pete Sessions

    From: TX District 32

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-08-01

    SESSIONS. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 710 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: 2014-08-01

    SLAUGHTER. Mr. Speaker, I appreciate my colleague for yielding, and I yield myself such time as I may consume. You would think after 4 years that the majority would know how to run the House, but this...



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    Representative Virginia Foxx

    From: NC District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-08-01

    FOXX. Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for yielding me this time. Mr. Speaker, young children are being sent off alone or put in the hands of criminal cartels to cross vast, inhospitable spaces in...



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    Representative Zoe Lofgren

    From: CA District 19

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-08-01

    LOFGREN. Mr. Speaker, some have been asking whether this bill repeals DACA and puts the DREAMers back in deportation, and the answer is yes. Page 1, lines 5 through 17 point out that no funds can be...



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    Representative Joe Barton

    From: TX District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-08-01

    BARTON. Mr. Speaker, I thank the distinguished chairman of the Rules Committee, Mr. Sessions. I hope we will yield back some of that time. First, I want to thank you, Mr. Chairman, for the leadership...



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    Representative Hakeem S. Jeffries

    From: NY District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-08-01

    JEFFRIES. Mr. Speaker, I thank the distinguished gentlewoman from New York for yielding. ``Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses, yearning to breathe free.'' Those words appear on the...



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    Representative Louie Gohmert

    From: TX District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-08-01

    GOHMERT. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank Chairman Sessions. This was a different experience the last few days. I remember the fiscal cliff problem when we were told: Here is your remedy, take it and like...



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    Representative Peter Welch

    From: VT District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-08-01

    WELCH. Mr. Speaker, there is one really good idea in this bill, and that is the $40 million that is going to be used to help repatriate kids with their families. This is what ideally should happen. Children...



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    Representative David W. Jolly

    From: FL District 13

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-08-01

    JOLLY. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Speaker, I am one of the newest Members, and I have to tell you it is amusing to find the paradox on the other side of the aisle that, yesterday, we were being criticized...



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    Representative Suzan K. DelBene

    From: WA District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-08-01

    DelBENE. Mr. Speaker, the influx of unaccompanied children across the southern border is a serious humanitarian situation that requires immediate action. We desperately need Members of Congress to work...



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    Representative John Lewis

    From: GA District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-08-01

    LEWIS. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my good friend, the gentlewoman from New York, for yielding. Mr. Speaker, someplace I read in the Bible, ``Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto...



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    Representative Lloyd Doggett

    From: TX District 35

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-08-01

    DOGGETT. Mr. Speaker, who are these young people across America that these Republicans would deny a dream, whose lives they are so eager to disrupt tonight? Maria Rocha is one of them. She came here...



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    Representative Lois Frankel

    From: FL District 22

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-08-01

    FRANKEL of Florida. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 476, had I been present, I would have voted ``no.'' The SPEAKER pro tempore. The question is on the resolution. The question was taken; and the Speaker...



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    Representative Jim McDermott

    From: WA District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-08-01

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