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Terrorist Attacks Against France And Guantanamo Bay Detainees November 19, 2015
Pat Roberts, R-KS
"I believe, along with many who have worn the uniform, that the attacks in Benghazi may have broken the Nation’s promise to never leave a man in harm’s way. On a personal note, when I signed up to enlist in the U.S. Marine Corps, I was told that if I was in harm’s way, I would never be left behind. That is what the Marine Corps could do for me. The Corps would have my back either by squad—if I got in harm’s way—or they would send the platoon or the company or the battalion or the regiment or the division or the whole Marine Corps, and I believed that. I still believe it as the senior marine in the Congress. The Marines would have my back."
Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 1737, Reforming Cfpb Indirect Auto Financing Guidance Act; Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 511, Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act Of 2015; And For Other Purposes November 17, 2015
Tom Cole, R-OK
"In terms of this legislation, I hope I am forgiven, but again, I find very little relevance of discussions of Benghazi and Planned Parenthood to this particular debate. I don’t think it has anything to do. "
Providing For Congressional Disapproval Of A Rule Submitted By The Environmental Protection Agency November 17, 2015
Barbara Boxer, D-CA
"In the State Department, we could look at ways to enhance security at our embassies and consulates. There is a lot of talk about Benghazi, Benghazi, Benghazi, but the Republican budget cut embassy security. How about looking at that? Why don’t we look at the Office of Personnel Management and look at ways we could boost our cyber defenses after one of the largest data breaches in our government’s history. The Department of Justice needs to make sure the FBI and local law enforcement have the resources they need to keep our families safe."
Foreign Service Nominations November 9, 2015
Harry Reid, D-NV
"How much money would a Republican Congress waste to try to bring down Hillary Clinton? We don’t know by the numbers. We have already seen that the so-called House Select Committee on Benghazi has wasted 18 months and more than $5 million. Numerous other committees have conducted similar investigations. We don’t know how much they have cost, but it is millions."
Focusing On Working Families October 28, 2015
Robert Scott, D-VA
"Since the Republicans took over the House in January 2011, they have held hearing after hearing to make it harder for workers to form a union, they have attempted over 60 times to repeal the Affordable Care Act, they have been giving tax cuts to the wealthy, and all that time they have been wasting millions of dollars on the Benghazi Committee."

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