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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016—Conference Report June 28, 2016
Harry Reid, D-NV
"They cut Ebola funding by another $107 million. They rescind ObamaCare by $543 million, after they have already failed 70 times to repeal it. But if that weren’t enough, listen to this one. How about this one. I guess they said: What else could we do to really stick it in their eye? There is a prohibition now in the law that says that you can’t fly the Confederate flag at our military cemeteries. Let’s take that away. We want to be able to fly Confederate flags at military cemeteries."
Zika Virus And Va-Milcon Funding Bill June 28, 2016
Harry Reid, D-NV
"I have it. Why don’t we rescind the order that is in effect saying you can’t fly the Confederate flag on military cemeteries?"
Zika Virus And Va-Milcon Funding Bill June 27, 2016
Harry Reid, D-NV
"Listen to this one. Why would they do this? They stick a provision in this that strikes a prohibition that we had placed in the legislation on displaying a Confederate flag. What they have done is just great. Any veterans facility can fly that Confederate flag. Why would they put that in this bill? Of course, it sets a terrible precedent for offsetting emergency spending, and it is missing $800 million—what a shame."
Zika Virus Funding June 23, 2016
Harry Reid, D-NV
"Republicans slashed funding for veterans by one-half billion dollars—not million, $500 million—for veterans. It allows more pesticides into our environment. Republicans even used this conference report—listen to this one—to block the prohibition of Confederate flags at Federal facilities."
Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 5053, Preventing Irs Abuse And Protecting Free Speech Act; And Providing For Consideration Of H.R. June 14, 2016
Jim McGovern, D-MA
"But I shouldn’t be surprised. Last summer, the appropriations process was upended because some of my conservative colleagues refused to vote for legislation that banned the display of the Confederate flag. So this is just more of the same dysfunction and misplaced priorities from this Republican majority."

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