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talking to a bilateral meeting of wastewater officials. i said filter and they said i get that. >> i'm sticking with valve. thank you for joining us. [ applause ] this weekend c-span's city's tour will explore wilmington, north carolina. author philip gerard discusses
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his book. >> wilmington was one of the largest cities in north carolina. of the citizens two-thirds were black. they achieved an amazing thing coming out of bondage not even owning the clothes on their back they achieved status of middle class and political leadership and power. they achieved social standing and economic wealth in large degree here. >> then we will travel to fort anderson as he talks about the role in the civil war and what happened at this place from his book "to forge a thunder bolt." >> wilmington's importance was so great that it became known as the life line of the confederacy. >> visit what remains of fort fisher which was once the
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largest fort in the confederacy. >> this was the largest amphibious operation undertaken by the united states up until june 6 of 1944 which was the invasion of france. >> and tour missile defenses on the uss north carolina. >> it is the official memorial to the veterans of north carolina from world war ii. i am just awe struck with what was accomplished in 1940 in terms of technology, training, dedication to the mission. you can say the last war that everybody agreed on. >> watch c-span's city tour of wilmington, north carolina. working with our cable affiliates and visiting cities across the country.
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and we are live on capitol hill this morning as the house judiciary committee is hearing and chief judge thomas will be testifying on work load and challenges facing the 9th circuit court. t live coverage should start momentarily.
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we are live on capitol hill where the house judiciary committee is meeting to discuss work load and challenges facing the 9th circuit court. it should start in just a moment. we will have live coverage here. today the house budget committee is meeting to consider the
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republican health care plan referred to as american health care act. the report shows the bill would save but at the cost of health care coverage to almost 24 million people by the year 2026. the bill did pass through energy and commerce committee on party line votes. live coverage of that meeting right now on c-span 2.
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still awaiting the start of this house judiciary committee where members of the court will be testifying on work load and
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challenges facing the 9th circuit court. the 9th circuit against president trump's travel ban. we want to let you know that a subcommittee of this particular committee will be meeting this afternoon hearing about crimes against children. four law enforcement experts will be testifying on efforts to identify and prosecute crimes committed against children particularly those of a sexual nature. that hearing will get underway at 2:00 p.m. eastern live here on c-span 3.
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while we wait for this house judiciary committee meeting to get underway on work load and challenges. 9th circuit decided against the revised travel ban. >> moments ago i learned that a
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district judge in hawaii, part of the much overturned 9th circuit court and i have to be nice otherwise i will get criticized for speaking poorly about our courts. i will be criticized by these people among the most dishonest people in the world, i will be criticized by them for speaking harshly about our courts. i would never want to do that. a judge has just blocked our executive order on travel and
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refugees coming into our country from certain countries. the order he blocked was a watered down version of the first order that was also blocked by another judge and should have never been blocked to start with. this new order was tailored to the dictates of the 9th circuits in my opinion flawed ruling. this is the opinion of many, an unprecedented judicial overreach. >> and that took place yesterday. you can see all of what the president had to say during his
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rally in nashville on our website. go to and type trump rally in the search box. we are live on capitol hill awaiting the start on the work load and challenges facing the 9th circuit. testimony coming from chief judge thomas and other members of the court.
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a little bit of a holdup on the start of this committee. the committee chair is there on the left side of the screen also ranking members sitting down, congressman conyers. right now, a look at the future of health care on this morning's washington journal. >> representative republican of virginia also member of the freedom caucus. good morning to you. >> good morning. and educational workforce committee.
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>> tell us about how you got here. >> the reason i'm on three committees instead of two or one is just trying to find the best opportunity we can find to give back with whatever talent and opportunities. just happy to to have the opportunity to serve. >> and a little bit about your background? >> military veteran. went to law school and served as prosecutor. >> authorized to declare recess. i now call up s 305 for purposes of mark up and report the bill to the house. the clerk will report the bill. >> s 305 to amend united states code to display flag of united states on national wart veterans day. >> i will begin by


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