Read GOP Bill to Raise the Debt Limit
House Session - June 6, 1989

Thomas S. Foley was elected speaker of the House of Representatives. The tally was 251 votes for Thomas Foley and 164 votes for Bob Michel. The House agreed to notify the Senate and the President on the election of Representative Foley. The House also voted sanctions against China in response to the crackdown on dissidents following the protests in Tiananmen Square.

11:59AM - 7:34PM ETHouse Session

    118th Congress - House
    Total Hours: 291 (After 145 days)
    • Debate100 Hours
    • Special Orders57 Hours
    • Votes62 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches27 Hours
    • Morning Hour24 Hours
    • Opening Procedures2 Hours

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