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    A picture of Representative Pete Sessions

    Representative Pete Sessions

    From: TX District 32

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-18

    SESSIONS. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 321 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: 2015-06-18

    SLAUGHTER. Mr. Speaker, pursuant to section 426 of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974, I make a point of order against consideration of the rule, House Resolution 321. Section...



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    Representative Lloyd Doggett

    From: TX District 35

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-18

    DOGGETT. Parliamentary inquiry, Mr. Speaker. The SPEAKER pro tempore. The gentleman from Texas will state his inquiry. Mr. DOGGETT. Mr. Speaker, my inquiry: In the underlying bill, is there anything...



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    Representative Mimi Walters

    From: CA District 45

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-18

    WALTERS of California. I thank the gentleman from Texas for yielding. Mr. Speaker, we have spent considerable time debating the merits of TPA in this body. I want to bring us back to the fundamentals...



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    Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    From: CT District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-18

    DeLAURO. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to this fast- track bill, which is only made worse by a gimmick of it being attached to unrelated legislation designed to help Federal public safety professionals....



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    Representative Dan Newhouse

    From: WA District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-18

    NEWHOUSE. I thank the chairman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise to support the rule and the underlying trade promotion authority bill. Look at my State of Washington. We have jobs, economic growth,...



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    Representative Janice D. Schakowsky

    From: IL District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-18

    SCHAKOWSKY. The administration seems to think the Democrats and the coalition that is opposing the TPP would reject any trade deal. We are called protectionists. We are called unreasonable. But that...



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    Representative George Holding

    From: NC District 13

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-18

    HOLDING. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman from Texas, my good friend, the chairman of the Rules Committee, for yielding. Here we go again, Mr. Speaker, debating what should be the United States'...



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    Representative Donna F. Edwards

    From: MD District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-18

    EDWARDS. Mr. Speaker, I oppose this rule. It is such a danger, Mr. Speaker, that the majority is trying to move through the back door what it could not get through the front door on the floor of this...



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    Representative Mike Kelly

    From: PA District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-18

    KELLY of Pennsylvania. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, in this House, we have a duty to legislate based on truth, not fiction. We cannot afford to be uneducated, uninformed, or untruthful...



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    Representative Keith Ellison

    From: MN District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-18

    ELLISON. Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the gentlewoman for the time. Members, what I really dislike about this whole debate is that there is so much invective thrown around, claims of untruth. ...



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    Representative Charles W. Boustany Jr.

    From: LA District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-18

    BOUSTANY. Mr. Speaker, I thank the chairman of the Rules Committee for giving me time. Let's set the facts straight here. Liberal union leaders, radical environmentalists, some of our friends on the...



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    Representative Mark Pocan

    From: WI District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-18

    POCAN. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlewoman for the time. I am not going to go into the exact same debate we had 1 week ago because the facts are still the same. If we pass fast track authority, the...



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    Representative Steve Chabot

    From: OH District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-18

    CHABOT. Mr. Speaker, I would urge my colleagues to support the rule, and I think every Member of this body, on both sides of the aisle, have something in common. We all have small businesses in our district...



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    Representative Marcy Kaptur

    From: OH District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-18

    KAPTUR. I thank the ranking member, Ms. Slaughter, for yielding. I wish to say that if the underlying Trans-Pacific Partnership were such a good deal, then why is the Rules Committee limiting our ability...



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    Representative Daniel T. Kildee

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2015-06-18

    KILDEE. I thank my friend for yielding. Mr. Speaker, let's be clear, the Members on this side of the aisle-- the Democratic Party Members on this side of the aisle--completely understand what we are...



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    Representative David N. Cicilline

    From: RI District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-18

    CICILLINE. I thank the gentlewoman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to the rule and the underlying bill. TPA shouldn't stand for ``trade promotion authority''; it should stand...



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    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-18

    McGOVERN. Mr. Speaker, I insert into the Record a letter to Members of Congress from the general president of the International Association of Firefighters opposing House Resolution 321 when it attaches...



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    Representative Brad Sherman

    From: CA District 30

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-18

    SHERMAN. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, if we vote for trade promotion authority, fast track, without Trade Adjustment Assistance, if that is how we vote today, that is what we will...



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    Representative Robert Hurt

    From: VA District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-18

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