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Waiving Requirement Of Clause 6(A) Of Rule Xiii With Respect To Consideration Of Certain Resolutions Reported From The Committee On Rules, And Providing For Consideration Of Motions To Suspend The… August 1, 2014
Lloyd Doggett, D-TX
"The second thing they do, instead of unclogging our broken immigration system, is to say we need more semiautomatic weapons and military uniforms on our borders to greet these little children."
H.R. 5230 And H.R. 5272 August 1, 2014
Paul Ryan, R-WI
"Additionally, I voted in favor of H.R. 5272 because the Constitution demanded it. This administration cannot simply pick and choose which laws they would like to enforce and which they would like to ignore. My position is clear that I believe we have a broken immigration system and I support reforms that secure our borders, fix our legal immigration system, and address those here unlawfully. However, these reforms should be done through Congress, not executive orders that stretch the authority granted by the Constitution. Additionally, the President’s Executive Order attempts to treat a symptom, but not the root of the problem, and it has undoubtedly contributed to the current humanitarian crisis along our southern border. We need to pass laws to fix our immigration system if we want to solve this problem once and for all."
Prohibitions Relating To Deferred Action For Aliens August 1, 2014
Rubén Hinojosa, D-TX
"Mr. Speaker, I close by urging my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to vote in strong opposition to H.R. 5272, extreme and highly partisan legislation that does nothing to fix our Nation’s broken immigration system."
Halting The GOP March Toward Impeachment July 29, 2014
Marc Veasey, D-TX
"We must focus on critical legislative priorities instead of political lawsuits that will do nothing but waste millions of the taxpayers’ dollars. There are critical issues that need action now. How about creating some jobs, raising the minimum wage, or maybe fixing our broken immigration system before we leave here?"
Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 4315, 21St Century Endangered Species Transparency Act July 29, 2014
Jared Polis, D-CO
"Congress should be considering legislation to secure the border or deal with the crisis of unaccompanied minors on our southern border, to balance our budget, to reform our broken immigration system, to deal with wildfires, to raise the minimum wage, to protect workers. But instead, here we are debating partisan changes to a piece of legislation that has, frankly, served us well and our ecosystems well over the prior decades."

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