House Speaker Weekly Briefing

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) briefed reporters and responded to questions on his party’s legislative agenda. He focused on efforts to pause the… read more

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) briefed reporters and responded to questions on his party’s legislative agenda. He focused on efforts to pause the intake of Syrian refugees following the November 13, 2015, ISIL* attacks in Paris. He told reporters the bill to address this issue that the House was voting on later that day was the first step and that new measures were not a “religious test,” but rather a security test.

*The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic) is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State. close

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House Speaker Weekly Briefing

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Program ID:
400968-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 19, 2015 | 11:33am EST | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Nov 19, 2015 | 11:08pm EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Nov 19, 2015 | 11:33am EST | C-SPAN.org
  • Nov 19, 2015 | 7:07pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 19, 2015 | 11:08pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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