tv U.S. House of Representatives Legislative Business CSPAN April 12, 2016 6:30pm-7:01pm EDT
confidential ongoing investigation that is being conducted by the department of justice. reporter: and then, i was reading how much distance you have put between the administration and the prosecution of leakers and whistleblowers. when you talk about no one with politics in their job prosecutions, the president nominates a number of federal prosecutors. the president has wide lat feud in determining the prosecution and where these resources go. how can you -- you were putting an enormous amount of distance between the president. can you elaborate? josh: the point i was trying to make and i was trying to be intentionally strong, there is a question about this principle of
whether or not criminal investigations are going to be conducted independent of political influence. reporter: you are not disputing that the attorney general sets the tone and there are guidelines. when eric holders conducts investigations and the way he handles reporters, they are shaping the investigations. you are talking about individuals ones, aren't you? josh: i'm not sure that i -- >> and live to the floor of the house. a couple of votes from the house.
the speaker pro tempore: on this vote, the yeas are 370rk the nays are 33. 2/3 being in the affirm ty, the rules are suspended, the bill is passed, and without objection the motion to reconsider is laid on the table. the unfinished business is the vote on the motion of the gentleman from virginia, mr. goodlatte, to pass h.r. 4676 on which the yeas and nays are ordered. the clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: h.r. 4676, a bill to amend title 18 of the united states code to prevent certain frauds against veterans and for other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: the question is, will the house suspend the rules and pass the bill as amended. members will record their votes
by electronic device. this will be a five-minute vote. [captioning made possible by the national captioning institute, inc., in cooperation with the united states house of representatives. any use of the closed-captioned coverage of the house proceedings for political or commercial purposes is expressly prohibited by the u.s. house of representatives.]
the house will be in order. members are invited to take their conversations off the floor. he house will be in order. for what purpose does the gentleman from new jersey seek recognition? >> mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to take from the speaker's table s. 483 and ask for its immediate consideration in the house. the speaker pro tempore: the house is not in order.