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perpetrator came to charleston. it was intentional on his part, because of our city's history. the city of charleston was rooted in the institution of slavery. and almost half of the enslaved africans who came to north america entered this continent at the city of charleston. and so we took a look -- a deep dive look at ourselves and from -- see the rest of this conversation on our website type u.s. conference of mayors in the search bar. the u.s. house is about to return. members are expected to offer brief speeches. legislative business gets under way at 4:45 eastern today with work on several financial services bills. and now to live coverage of the u.s. house. mr. capuano: corporation corporation --
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[captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2019] [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit] the speaker pro tempore: the prayer will be offered by our chaplain, father conroifment chaplain conroy: let us pray. almighty god, we give you thanks for giving us another day. as the people's house returns, we give you thanks for those most responsible for the resolutions reached this past week and for the reopening of government which has meant so much to the families of those who have chosen to serve their nation by their work in government. bless all those engaged in negotiations now toward a full funding of government for the current fiscal year that the unfortunate suffering of so many in the past month might remind them of the sacred trust they have.
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to provide for the common defense and promote the general welfare. successive frases in the same sentence of the preamble to the constitution. doing these both has always been the challenge of political science. grant the members the wisdom to do their best, to fulfill this awesome responsibility. may all that is done here in the people's house be for your greater honor and glory. amen. the chair has examined the journal of the last day's proceedings and announces to the house his approval thereof -- the speaker pro tempore: the chair has examined the journal of the last day's proceedings and announces to the house his approval thereof. pursuant to clause 1 of rule 1, the journal stands approved. for what purpose does the gentleman from virginia seek recognition? >> great state of texas. pursuant to clause 1, rule 1, i ask for a vote aa dwreeg to the speaker's approval of the journal.
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the speaker pro tempore: the question is a greigg to the speaker's approval of the journal. so many as are in favor say aye. those opposed, no. the ayes have it. the journal stns approved. for what purpose does the entleman seek recognition? mr. speaker, i do have one more thing. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from texas seek recognition? >> mr. speaker, i object to the vote on the grounds that a quorum is not present and make a point of order a quorum is not present. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20, further proceedings on this question will be postponed. the pledge of allegiance will be led by the gentleman from south carolina, mr. wilson. mr. wilson: everyone, including our guests in the gallery, please join in. i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and
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justice for all. the speaker pro tempore: the chair will entertain requests for one-minute speeches. for what purpose does the gentleman from south carolina seek recognition? >> ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. wilson: mr. speaker, this month qatar and the united states completed the second annual strategic dialogue. the state department cited the many successes of secretary of state mike pompeo. the strategic dialogue highlighted the strength of the cooperation to -- and relationship to deepen the cooperation to benefit both countries. the united states welcome qatar's generous offer to expand critical to saudi bases used by the u.s. forces in the country, enabling expansion. both sides intend to strengthen
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their security and counterterrorism partner eradicate terrorism and haven't extremism. there will be continued support for a strong and united cooperation council promoting a peaceful and prosperous future for the region. our g.c.c. allies should work together to resolve their difference force the sake of the success and security of the region. in conclusion, god bless our troops and we will never forget september 11 and the global war on terrorism. our sympathy to the family of robert adams the sixth. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from tennessee seek recognition? >> mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute. >> thank you, mr. speaker. mr. roe: today i rise to honor dr. c.h. charlton, affectionately known to all of us at home as rev, for his 43 years of faithful service at baptist church in johnson city,
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tennessee. a native of southwest virginia, he was previously pastor of several baptist congregations near his hometown of radford. later moving to johnson city where he found his home at friendship baptist church. he's also a dedicated public servant. he searched as the first -- served as the first african-american mayor in southwest virginia and recognized by the virginia historical society as contributing significantly to the state's history. he continued to serve in johnson city by sitting on the city's regional planning commission and board of education while working as a professor at northeast state community college. furthermore, i'm proud to have served with him on the city commission where he served two years as a vice mayor of johnson city. rev is a shining star on the hill. for nearly six decades he has dedicated himself in serving the lord, his wife, his family, and his community. i will wish my friend the best in his retirement. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore:
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pursuant to clause 4 of rule 1, the following enrolled joint resolution was signed by the speaker on friday, january 25, 2019. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk: house joint resolution 28, making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2019, and for other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to clause 12-a of rule 1, the chair declares the house in recess until approximately 4:45 p.m. today.
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>> elsewhere on capitol hill, house and senate coveragees are gathering to negotiate funding for southern border security. that's a part of the deal agreed to by the president to temporarily reopen the federal government through february 15. later today, a bipartisan group of governors, including larry hogan of maryland, chris sununu of new hampshire, and tomorrow wolf of pennsylvania, will -- tom wolf of pennsylvania, will gather to talk about reaching across the political aisle to achieve consensus. it's modified by pbs' news hour. you can see that on c-span3 and online at or listen using the free c-span radio app. and tomorrow, c.i.a. director, national tense director and f.b.i. director will testify before the senate intelligence committee on threats to the united states. live coverage of that begins tomorrow morning at 9:30 eastern, also on c-span3.
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new york has five new members in its congressional delegation. all of whom are democrats. representative alexandria could he casio cortes -- ocasio-cortez joins the house as the youngest member of congress at the age of 29. she defeated long-time representative and then chair of the house democratic caucus, joe crowley, in a primary election last summer. voters in new york's 22nd district elected anthony brindisi to congress. he previously served seven years in the new york state assembly. before that, he was an attorney in private practice. representative antonio delgado was also an attorney prior to his election to congress. but he also had a brief career as a rapper, releasing one album a couple of years after his graduation from harvard law school. max rose was elected to represent the 11th district, which includes staten island and southern brooklyn. he previously served in the u.s. army. including leading a platoon in afghanistan, where he was wounded by an i.e.d., earning a
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purple heart and bronze star. representative joseph morelle joined the house a few weeks ahead of his classmates, after winning both a seat in the 116th congress, and an election to fill the seat of late congresswoman louise slaughter for the remaining weeks of the 115th congress. congressman morelle had previously served in the new york state assembly since 1991. including five years as majority leader. new congress, new leaders. watch it all on c-span. >> this week on the communicators, consumer technology association president gary schapiro on the major issues facing the 39 $398 billion technology in the u.s. >> because i also see where the future is going with technology. we know robotics will be here. artificial intelligence, drones, self-driving cars, individual oriented medical treatments, certainly biotech in a way we've never experienced before. block chain technology. all of these are coming.
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so how do you succeed as a ninja, as someone who is flexible, knowing that part of the future is not clear, but part of it is totally clear? how do you benefit from that, whether you're in government, a business or an individual? >> join us tonight at 8:00 astern on c-span2. >> this week on q&a, author and journalist, jane levy. she discusses her book "the big fella: babe ruth and the world he created." brian: jane leavy, author of "the big fella," who was he? jane: babe ruth. my cabdriver was saying babe ruth, the babe ruth. this is a guy from nigeria.


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