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tv   U.S. House Meets for Morning Hour  CSPAN  July 24, 2017 11:59am-12:08pm EDT

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boxes and saying i got these three soundbites, i spoke to this public official, i got this video of the scene, here's my stand-up piece to camera and i'm done. that's -- you're chronicling what actually is, not filling out the boxes in a formula. >> but it has gotten much, much worse, especially in the political atmosphere. i was a political reporter 10 years ago, and experienced it. but the level of vitriol and the level of hatred by some for the news media has completely intensified. if you look at the way that the campaigns are covered and you heard reporters being heckled in campaign rallies and in press conferences, jorge ramos kicked out of a press conference by the president to be. >> he was dragged out.
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>> you can watch the remainder of this program on the fourth estate by going to our website, c-span.org. we leave here for live coverage of the morning house. >> the house will be in order. the clerk: the speaker's rooms, washington, d.c. july 24, 2017. appoint the honorable james comber to act as speaker pro tempore on this -- comer, to act as speaker pro tempore on this day. signed, paul d. ryan, speak of the appoint the honorable james comber to act as speaker pro tempore on this -- comer, to act as speaker pro tempore on this day. signed, paul d. ryan, speak of the house of representatives. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the order of the house of january 3, 2017, the
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chair will now recognize members from lists submitted by the majority and minority leaders for morning hour debate. the chair will alternate recognition between the parties. all time shall be equally allocated between the parties and in no event shall debate continue beyond 1:50 p.m. each member other than the majority and minority leaders and minority whip shall be limited to five minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from colorado, mr. coffman, for five minutes. mr. coffman: mr. speaker, it is my honor to today to recognize the long career and accomplishments of a dear friend of mine. professor venanda, who will be celebrating his 50th year teaching international law at the university of denver. as a professor at the college of law, he has been a pioneer in the international law community since his arrival at the university of denver in 1965. the professor created the school's we nouned
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international legal studies program and -- renowned international legal studies the am and established international law and pol in 1972 -- policy in 1972. his work has inspired countless students to become part of the conversation on human rights and international issues. in the addition to his achievements as an educator, professor nanda has contributed significantly to the international law community. he has served as the united states delegate to the world federation of united nations associations where he worked to promote world peace, human rights, and the spread of democracy throughout the world. the culmination of his work has led to his receipt of countless after wards, including the world legal scholar -- awards, including the world legal scholar award in 1990, and the united nations association human rights award in 1997.
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i want to congratulate him once more on his long career and many achievements. the professor's greatest passion was educating his students about the importance of international law and human rights. it is an honor to have him -- to have a living legend in our community. mr. speaker, i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the chair recognizes the gentleman from pennsylvania, mr. fitzpatrick, for five minutes. thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, for over a half century the he foundation has provided assistance, compassion, and hope to thousands of children, adults and families within my district. they offer services related to ental health, substance abuse,
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intellectual disability and early intertension. i was pleased to meet with community leaders and the teers during groundbreaking ceremony at the lenape foundation on the new campus of lower bucks hospital t the groundbreaking will provide mor mental health services, including individual, group, and family therapy, an improved crisis call and walk-in and nty, peer support, residential program in bucks county. i'm thankful for the executive team. alan, walter, sharon, phillip, , tracy, ary, mary jane angela, marjorie, and mary an as well as president allen, res bucks county. i'm thankful for the executive eam. secretary helene, treasurer, mark, and all the board of directors. i'm proud to work with an organization which recognizes that everyone can grow and progress towards personal fulfillment. we're proud to stand by their
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ide. mr. speaker, the united way of bucks county is dedicated to improving the lives through the caring power of communities. we all have a stake in making our communities healthy and prosperous. united way of bucks county is committed to working together advancing the common good and creating a better life for all. united way works in close collaboration with diverse partners in bucks county from schools, government agency, community corporations, neighborhood association, the faith community, and volunteers. the united way brings together passion, resources, and e. perfect tees to get things done county. although there are about 1,300 united way chapters nationally, each chapter shapes its own identity. holding firm that everyone desoice a good life through quality education, stable employment, supportive income, and good health. i'm very proud to work with
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bucks county team at the united patricia, , faith, matt, danielle, tim, candy, kate, dan, and pat. mr. speaker, these problem solvers are making an impact onism proving lives and making -- on improving lives and making bucks county a more prosperous community. for that they are deserving of all our thanks and spromplet mr. speaker, i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. pursuant to clause 12-a of rule 1, the chair declares the house in recess until 2:00 p.m. today.
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raised the possibility of bringing back rudolph giuliani to head the justice department, according to west wing confidence. in internal conversations, the president is part of the idea of nominating mr. giuliani who was the stalwart of his campaign. even after last week's blast of senator sessions, former senator sessions, "nor times" interview, the -- "new york times" interview, he cuesed himself from the russia investigation and in monday morning tweet, the president referred to our beleaguered attorney general not investigating hillary clinton. read more at axios.com. coming up tomorrow evening, president trump will hold an event in youngstown, ohio. we're planning live coverage beginning at 7:00 eastern on our

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