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“With Israel’s citizens once again under assault, our bipartisan resolve to stand by Israel is firm and unwavering. I am pleased the House acted unanimously to reaffirm our support for Israel’s right to defend itself against unprovoked rocket attacks from Hamas."

July 11, 2014

“It’s a recognition that the American people are very talented. It’s a recognition that the private sector stands ready to work with the workforce to provide the training. We have the talent, we have many – our workers have many skills. They need specific training to be a match, to meet the needs that the Speaker talked about, about those job vacancies. So this is really important in making sure we have a workforce for the 21st century – skilled and trained to meet the needs of the private sector and the entrepreneurial spirit of America."

July 11, 2014

“With rising temperatures and record droughts across the country, we could be headed into one of the worst wildfire seasons in our history. But with fires raging across the west, the money is running out – and House Republicans can’t be bothered to act."

July 11, 2014

"And then, of course, we have the Supplemental, which is the subject at hand – something which should be brought up immediately, voted upon, and recognized as the emergency that it is. During the break I visited Brownsville, Texas, and saw the challenge that we are facing there. Little children. Little children coming across the border. And it is not a question of the border not being secure. These people are turning themselves in. They are not being captured. They are turning themselves in. So whatever you think of it, it is a humanitarian need."

July 10, 2014

“Instead of working to create jobs, instead of working to strengthen the middle class or addressing any of the urgent issues facing our nation, Republicans are wasting taxpayer dollars on another toxic partisan stunt."

July 10, 2014