Closed Committee Meetings Protest

A group of freshmen Republican members of the House of Representatives spoke in a news conference during a protest outside the chamber of… read more

A group of freshmen Republican members of the House of Representatives spoke in a news conference during a protest outside the chamber of the House Ways and Means Committee in the U.S. Capitol. The members criticized the committee for holding its sessions behind closed doors and excluding Republicans from the legislative process. They advocated the passage of legislation that would prohibit closed committee meetings. The protest also featured participants holding up brightly colored signs criticizing the House Ways and Means Committee. close

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Closed Committee Meetings Protest

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Program ID:
40596-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 12, 1993 | 8:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
May 16, 1993 | 8:34am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • May 12, 1993 | 8:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 13, 1993 | 1:53am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 13, 1993 | 4:40am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 16, 1993 | 8:34am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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