House Session - January 21, 2018
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U.S. House meets for legislative business and debate on a possible temporary government funding measure.

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  • 02:00:18 PM

    The House convened, starting a new legislative day.

    • 02:00:28 PM

      Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.

      • 02:00:33 PM

        THE SPEAKER

        THE HOUSE WILL BE IN ORDER. THE PRAYER WILL BE OFFERED BY OUR CHAPLAIN,…

        THE HOUSE WILL BE IN ORDER. THE PRAYER WILL BE OFFERED BY OUR CHAPLAIN, FATHER CONROY.

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      • 02:00:41 PM

        CHAPLAIN CONROY

        LET US PRAY, GOD, WE GIVE YOU THANKS FOR GIVING US ANOTHER DAY. YOU HAVE…

        LET US PRAY, GOD, WE GIVE YOU THANKS FOR GIVING US ANOTHER DAY. YOU HAVE PROMISED THAT YOU ARE WITH US WHEREVER WE ARE AND WHATEVER WE ARE DOING TO HEAL AND TO HELP, TO GIVE STRENGTH AND MAKE US WHOLE. WE PRAY THAT WE ALL AND THE MEMBERS OF THIS ASSEMBLY ESPECIALLY WILL BE RECEPTIVE TO YOUR PROMISES AND RECEIVE THEM WITH CONFIDENCE AND CONVICTION AND ARMED BY YOUR SPIRIT, WE WILL BE ABLE TO FORGE GOOD SOLUTIONS TO THE CURRENT IMPASSE TO PROMOTE EQUITY, JUSTICE AND TRUTH. PARDON US AS WE HAVE MISSED THE MARK TO THIS POINT AND WE PRAY WE WILL BE FAITHFUL MESSENGERS OF YOUR WORD AND STEADFAST STEWARDS OF ALL YOUR GIFTS. MAY ALL THAT IS DONE TODAY BE FOR YOUR GREATER HONOR AND GLORY, AMEN.

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      • 02:01:38 PM

        THE SPEAKER

        THE CHAIR HAS EXAMINED THE JOURNAL OF THE LAST DAY'S PROCEEDINGS AND…

        THE CHAIR HAS EXAMINED THE JOURNAL OF THE LAST DAY'S PROCEEDINGS AND ANNOUNCES HIS APPROVAL. THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE WILL BE LED BY THE GENTLEMAN FROM NEW JERSEY, MR. PALLONE.

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    • 02:01:41 PM

      The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.

    • 02:01:42 PM

      PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

      The Chair designated Mr. Pallone to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

      • 02:01:55 PM

        MR. PALLONE

        PLEASE JOIN ME WITH THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE. I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE…

        PLEASE JOIN ME WITH THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE. I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND TO THE REPUBLIC FOR WHICH IT STANDS, ONE NATION UNDER GOD, INDIVISIBLE WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL.

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    • 02:02:05 PM

      ONE MINUTE SPEECHES

      The House proceeded with one minute speeches, which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 10 per side of the aisle.

      • 02:02:11 PM

        THE SPEAKER

        ALL.

      • 02:02:21 PM

        MR. THOMPSON

      • 02:02:24 PM

        THE SPEAKER

      • 02:02:27 PM

        MR. THOMPSON

      • 02:03:37 PM

        THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

      • 02:03:41 PM

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      • 02:03:46 PM

        THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

      • 02:03:47 PM

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      • 02:03:56 PM

        MR. HOYER

      • 02:05:19 PM

        THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

      • 02:05:40 PM

        MR. WILSON

      • 02:06:59 PM

        THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

      • 02:07:02 PM

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      • 02:08:06 PM

        MR. PALLONE

    • 01:59:50 PM

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      WE WILL SHOW ALL OF THIS BRIEFING LATER ON THIS AFTERNOON. THE U.S. HOUSE…

      WE WILL SHOW ALL OF THIS BRIEFING LATER ON THIS AFTERNOON. THE U.S. HOUSE IS GAVELING IN NEXT. WE DO EXPECT THEM TO BE IN JUST BRIEFLY FOR NOW, WITH POSSIBLE WORK LATER ON. YESTERDAY THEY ARE PROOF THAT SAME DAY RULE FOR CONSIDERATION OF A CONTINUED RESOLUTION. THE SENATE IS IN SESSION, THEY HAVE BEEN SESSION FOR ABOUT ONE HOUR AND THERE IS DISCUSSION ABOUT A POSSIBLE WAY FORWARD, AT LEAST ON THE SENATE SIDE. WE WILL UPDATE YOU ON THAT ONCE THE HOUSE DEVILS OUT MOMENTARILY, BUT LET US GO LIVE TO THE HOUSE FLOOR.

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    • 02:00:33 PM

      THE SPEAKER

      THE HOUSE WILL BE IN ORDER. THE PRAYER WILL BE OFFERED BY OUR CHAPLAIN,…

      THE HOUSE WILL BE IN ORDER. THE PRAYER WILL BE OFFERED BY OUR CHAPLAIN, FATHER CONROY.

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    • 02:00:41 PM

      CHAPLAIN CONROY

      LET US PRAY, GOD, WE GIVE YOU THANKS FOR GIVING US ANOTHER DAY. YOU HAVE…

      LET US PRAY, GOD, WE GIVE YOU THANKS FOR GIVING US ANOTHER DAY. YOU HAVE PROMISED THAT YOU ARE WITH US WHEREVER WE ARE AND WHATEVER WE ARE DOING TO HEAL AND TO HELP, TO GIVE STRENGTH AND MAKE US WHOLE. WE PRAY THAT WE ALL AND THE MEMBERS OF THIS ASSEMBLY ESPECIALLY WILL BE RECEPTIVE TO YOUR PROMISES AND RECEIVE THEM WITH CONFIDENCE AND CONVICTION AND ARMED BY YOUR SPIRIT, WE WILL BE ABLE TO FORGE GOOD SOLUTIONS TO THE CURRENT IMPASSE TO PROMOTE EQUITY, JUSTICE AND TRUTH. PARDON US AS WE HAVE MISSED THE MARK TO THIS POINT AND WE PRAY WE WILL BE FAITHFUL MESSENGERS OF YOUR WORD AND STEADFAST STEWARDS OF ALL YOUR GIFTS. MAY ALL THAT IS DONE TODAY BE FOR YOUR GREATER HONOR AND GLORY, AMEN.

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    • 02:01:38 PM

      THE SPEAKER

      THE CHAIR HAS EXAMINED THE JOURNAL OF THE LAST DAY'S PROCEEDINGS AND…

      THE CHAIR HAS EXAMINED THE JOURNAL OF THE LAST DAY'S PROCEEDINGS AND ANNOUNCES HIS APPROVAL. THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE WILL BE LED BY THE GENTLEMAN FROM NEW JERSEY, MR. PALLONE.

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    • 02:01:55 PM

      MR. PALLONE

      PLEASE JOIN ME WITH THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE. I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE…

      PLEASE JOIN ME WITH THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE. I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND TO THE REPUBLIC FOR WHICH IT STANDS, ONE NATION UNDER GOD, INDIVISIBLE WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL.

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    • 02:02:11 PM

      THE SPEAKER

      ALL.

    • 02:02:21 PM

      MR. THOMPSON

    • 02:02:24 PM

      THE SPEAKER

    • 02:02:27 PM

      MR. THOMPSON

    • 02:03:37 PM

      THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    • 02:03:41 PM

      >>

    • 02:03:46 PM

      THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    • 02:03:47 PM

      >>

    • 02:03:56 PM

      MR. HOYER

    • 02:05:19 PM

      THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    • 02:05:40 PM

      MR. WILSON

    • 02:06:59 PM

      THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    • 02:07:02 PM

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    • 02:08:06 PM

      MR. PALLONE

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