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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Military Construction And Veterans Affairs And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017 May 19, 2016
Charlie Dent, R-PA
"Mr. Chair, this amendment is familiar to us since the gentleman offered it last year. I am not sure it is necessary to repeat the language this year since we know the VA has rescinded the Fast Letter guidance. After all, with the IG investigation into the dual scheduling systems, it doesn’t seem likely that the VA is maintaining recordkeeping systems that are not approved by headquarters; but I am not going to object to the amendment."
Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 May 19, 2016
Mike Lee, R-UT
"Mr. President, the amendment offered by my friend and colleague from Maine in and of itself is unobjectionable and does no harm, and on that basis I intend to vote for it. Unfortunately, it also doesn’t do anything. It does nothing to help the many housing agencies that have told the Federal Government that President Obama’s AFFH rule imposes far too many reporting costs and their already stretched staffs are going to suffer as a result. It does nothing to shield local housing authorities from the very many real lawsuits they will face as a result of the data collected from this regulation, and it does nothing to stop HUD from blackmailing local housing agencies with Community Development Block Grant Program funds."
International Engagement May 19, 2016
Marco Rubio, R-FL
"Americans also see real benefits in terms of our safety at home and around the world. Without American leadership, regional order tends to break down, and then instability spreads. This opens up vacuums that are filled up by radicals, and those radicals always—irrespective of what we are doing or what we are not doing—target America, and they do so either to bolster their own prestige or for ideological reasons or often for both. As President Obama has found, leaving the Middle East doesn’t mean terrorists stop trying to kill Americans. Our families, our homeland, and our men and women in uniform are less safe when America disengages from the world."
Issues Of The Day May 19, 2016
Louie Gohmert, R-TX
"For the last 11\1/2\ years, it has always been the same. And that is, we could take our voting card—and it has a little computer chip in it. It doesn’t matter which we way put our card in the box. If the blue light on the box is lit, it means that box is open for voting. Most every other row has a voting box on the back."
Providing Authority To Maintain And Operate A Toll Bridge Across The Rio Grande May 16, 2016
Eliot Engel, D-NY
"This bill doesn’t cost the U.S. taxpayers a penny, but it does clear the way for this bridge to remain an important conduit between our countries for years to come. It also sends an important message from those of us actually responsible for making laws and advancing American foreign policy."

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