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the house is coming in for a pro forma session and it will be real quick and we will continue with our programming here on c-span. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] the speaker pro tempore: the house will now be in order. the chair lays before the house a communication from the speaker. the clerk: the speaker's room, washington, d.c., august 23, 2019. i hereby appoint the honorable g.k. butterfield to act as speaker pro tempore on this day. signed, nancy pelosi, speaker of the house of representatives. the speaker pro tempore: the prayer will now be offered by the guest chaplain, the reverend william gurnee, st. joseph's catholic church, washington, d.c. the chaplain: dear father in heaven, we ask your blessing upon this body and all its members as they seek to serve the people of this nation.
in our country, we believe that every person matters and every voice should be heard. help the members of congress as they travel in their districts to listen with hearts of faith to the cares and concerns of their constituents. may they also find time to rest and enjoy their own families as well during this recess. grant them safe travel back to this chamber so that they can conduct the important business of our country. finally, dear lord, give the members of this body the virtue of courage in difficult times, the virtue of charity in all times, and at the end of the day, the certain knowledge that they have served their country well. amen. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to section 5-a of house resolution 509, the journal of the last day's proceedings is approved. the chair will now lead the house in the pledge of allegiance. i pledge allegiance to the flag f the united states of america
and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. pursuant to section 5-b of house resolution 509, the house stands adjourned until 2:00 p.m. on tuesday, august 27, 2019. >> the how gaveling out and they're holding brief pro forma sessions while members are back home during recess.
we have a headline from bloomberg government today. trump lawyers will be in a new york courtroom friday trying to block democrats access to financial records from deutsche bank and capital one. this morning a appeals court will hear oral argument in a case regarding president trump's records. the attorneys ared is to block deutsche bank and capital one from handing the financial records of the trump family and trump organization to democratic lawmakers so the house financial services and intelligence committees. we'll bring you live audio from the second circuit court of appeals this morning and is set to start at 11:30 eastern and ave it here for you on c-span. >> c-span's live coverage of campaign 2020 continues this week, today at 6:00 p.m. eastern, adrian peterson buttigieg with a live town hall from nashua. watch campaign coverage on
c-span.org or listen live on the go using the free c-span radio app. in the wake of the recent shootings in el paso, texas, and dayton, ohio, the house judiciary committee will return early from the summer recess to markup three gun violence prevention bill which is include banning high capacity magazines, restricting firearms by those deemed from the court to be a risk to themselves and preventing individuals from misdemeanor hate crimes from purchasing a gun. live coverage begins wednesday, september 4 at 10:00 a.m. eastern on c-span and c-span.org and if you're on the go, listen to our live coverage using the free c-span radio app. >> next state debate commission officials and political scientists discuss the future of political debates. this event was hosted by the city club of cleveland. it's about an hour.
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