Skip to main content

tv   U.S. House of Representatives U.S. House of Representatives  CSPAN  May 19, 2020 10:29am-10:51am EDT

10:29 am
the service sector. it is all about the service sector and particularly those parts of the service sector where there are lots of in person contact. those tend to be lower paid workers. i will just say that all of our efforts are to do what we can to createose people and conditions so that they will have the best possible chance to get back to work. >> some of the best things you can do is support pandemic pay for those workers and a recovery act that includes more money for these low-paid workers who continue to celebrate as essential. sec., we passed the cares act to help millions of workers to help the country work. you set up programs for companies. am i right that you are not requiring companies to use the money they borrowed to keep their workers on the payroll? announcer: we will leave this
10:30 am
hearing briefly to fulfill our commitment to live house coverage. the senate banking committee hearing continues online at we will return to it live following the house session. [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.]
10:31 am
will be er: the house in order. the prayer will be offered by our chaplain, father conroy. conroy: let us compassionate and merciful god, hank you for giving us another
10:32 am
day. inspire the men and women of congress during this time of to find ways ing of serving their constituents nation as best they can. may their efforts and with local work government efforts help to lift hose americans who struggle most in these days. our ach american rise to shared effort to remind ourselves that we are all greatness ofor the our nation and to make the acrifices necessary to emerge better in virtue and stronger in well-being. with your grace, o lord, may it be so. be everything done this day for your greater honor and glory. amen. the speaker: amen. thank you, father. 4-a of houseection resolution 967, the journal of he last day's proceedings is
10:33 am
approved. the pledge of allegiance will be led by the gentleman from north bishop., mr. mr. bishop: i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. the speaker: the chair lays communications. the honor to ave transmit here with a scanned copy of a letter received from lien, chief elections division, california secretary f state indicating that according to the preliminary results of the special general held may 12, 2020, the honorable mike garcia was representative to congress for the 25th congressional district, state of california. sincerely, cheryl l. johnson. the honorable the speaker, house representatives, madam, i
10:34 am
have the honor to transmit a ewith a scanned copy of etter received from ms. megan wolf, administer, wisconsin election commission, indicating preliminary result f the election held may 12, 2020, the honorable thomas tiffany was elected for the seventh congressional district, wisconsin. signed sincerely, cheryl l. johnson. the speaker: for what purpose does the gentleman from recognition?ek >> madam speaker, i ask unanimous consent that the gentleman from california, the garcia be permitted to take the oath of office. his certificate of election has is no ived but there contest that no question has been raised with regard to his election. the speaker: without objection, for what purpose does the gentleman from wisconsin seek recognition? > madam speaker, i ask unanimous consent that the gentleman from wisconsin, the tiffany, be mas p.
10:35 am
permitted to take the oath of office today. his certificate of election has arrived but there is no contest and no question has been raised with regard to his election. the speaker: thank you. ithout objection, will the representatives-elect and the members of congress from and california please present themselves in the well. all members will rise and the representatives-elect will raise their right hands. affirm olemnly swear or that you will support and defend the constitution of the united enmeans, inst all foreign -- enemies, foreign and domestic, that you bear true and allegiance to the
10:36 am
same, that you take this obligation freely without any oftal reservation or purpose evasion and that you will well and faithfully discharge the office about which -- upon which you are god. to enter, so help you congratulations, you are now a member of the 116th congress. without objection, the gentleman from california is recognized for one minute. mr. sherman: by tradition, the dean of the state delegations new members at their state after a special election. dean of the california delegation, is also the speaker of the house. seen her do ave amazing things, i have never two -- her be in
10:37 am
two places at the same time so i distinct pleasure of filling in as dean and the mike re of introducing garcia, the new member from the 25th congressional district. noted ction has, as i before, not been certified by the secretary of state, but here is no dispute about the result. congressman garcia was born in and is a native of santa clarita, california, and is the is a first tion -- generation american citizen. moved to the rcia ity of santa clarita in 1972 with his mother and stepfather at the age of 6. r. garcia received his bachelor's degree in political science from the u.s. naval in 1978.n annapolis he was nominated to that academy navy by our longtime colleague, the former chair of house armed services
10:38 am
committee, our friend, buc mckeon. later earned a master of arts in national security policy from university. he is a former u.s. naval officer and flew as a pilot in from 1998 until 2009. fter the navy, congressman garcia worked in the aerospace industry and now owns his own business.e mike is the husband of rebecca garcia and the father of 13, and jett, age 3. the district that lies immediately to the south of garcia, and the gentleman who represents the district immediately to the north is the minority leader who i know has additional words to say about our new colleague. the speaker: do you yield? mr. sherman: i yield to the gentleman from california. the ccarthy: i thank gentleman for yielding. madam speaker, in the last 230, dating back to the founding our fewer than 11,000
10:39 am
americans have had the privilege member of re as a congress. today, it's my honor to welcome one of the newest, mike garcia. a veteran, a businessman, a family man, and a first american, mike has shown a driven approach to everything he's taken. want a definition of america, look to mike's life. generation, many like our fathers, mothers, grandparents, better for hing their children, so they came to america. ike dreamed at age 6 that one day maybe he could become a navy pilot. y he knew it would not be easy. to the naval ed academy from this body itself. he only did he excel, graduated in the top 3%, becoming a fighter pilot. of us always look to the skies to dream and wonder takes to become
10:40 am
as he became a fighter pilot, his nation called upon him. him to defend our freedoms, those that we uphold his hand to raised defend the constitution a few short moments ago. that.elled at because he believes in service. after his service into the navy, worked as a businessman. he has a beautiful family, preston, who's with us on the floor, and his on, jett, up with his wife, rebecca, and his brother and sister-in-law. once said, ngton remember, it is the actions and not the commission that makes an more r and that there is expected from him than the title. washington was speaking about military officer. but his advice perfectly to be a what it means member of congress. we're a small group with a big responsibility. o represent the voice of the people in washington. ultimately it is our actions, matter.titles, that
10:41 am
mike's feat today is not assumed. people just yes, you have to run. yes, you have to unite people. did something that people on my side of the aisle have not years. more than 22 he did it in a manner where an election was bigger than most people thought and they had to races in a time of a crisis in america that they held to be different. he changed the course in a few short times. one person that i can believe that can unite this this nation, it's a an whose life actually defines america. family comes here, the dreams of life better for their children. he strives and excels in public by ation to get nominated united house of representatives and his own congressman to go to the naval academy. excels at the academy to become a jet fighter pilot and of nds our nation in a time
10:42 am
need. and one more time his nation called upon him for him to serve. the occasion. n unbelievable obstacle that many did not think he would a district toited help unite a nation to help unite congress itself. ith that i congratulate you, mike. and i look forward to what you're able to achieve in this you've been able to achieve before you came here. i yield back. sherman. the speaker: does the gentleman yield? to the man: i yield newest member from california, the honorable mike garcia. the speaker: without objection, the gentleman from california is recognized. mr. garcia: thank you, madam speaker. he gentleman from california, leader mccarthy, for that very gracious introduction. i want to thank you all for being here today. and foremost, i want to thank my beautiful bride and wife, rebecca. two beautiful boys, preston and jett, for being the backbone the spirit of and
10:43 am
this campaign for over a year now. so thank you very much. i also want to thank the 715,000 california's beautiful 25th congressional district that here, and it's a huge honor that has been bestowed upon me to represent body. this do it with humility and with hopefully performance that represents all of us in the 25th district. better way to no serve this country, to serve our here today n to be taking this oath and doing the job before me over the course of years.t several beautiful rs, this nation has thrived and survived n the back of those who showed
10:44 am
up at the right time, to do the ight thing, and for the right reasons. i, as an american, someone who s a first generation american who served my country, i show up today as not only a patriot but make citizen legislator to sure we do what's right for our country first. to make sure we do what's right that i represent and to hopefully get through unified is as a solid, country, becoming stronger as we o so, more cooperative in the efforts, and hopefully making this nation the strongest the several ever seen for decades, millenniums to come. i appreciate y'all's support. being here today, and may god bless the united states of america. thank you. you.peaker: thank without objection, the gentleman from wisconsin is recognized. mr. sensenbrenner: madam speaker, i ask unanimous consent to address the house. the speaker: without objection.
10:45 am
mr. sensenbrenner: madam speaker, one of the few things here, asideo around from using our institutional is to ask unanimous consent that people who are elections special from their state be permitted to take the oath of office. my great honor ask ndeed a privilege to that tom tiffany be able to take the oath of office and to join fewer than 11,000 people that have been honored by constituents to serve in this house. life ent a lot of his being a successful small business man. wisconsin ted to the assembly in 2008, and two years elected to the first of two terms in the wisconsin senate. very strong and vocal proponent of the interest and ople in northern
10:46 am
western wisconsin, and he will continue to do so on the national stage. so it's now my honor to yield to my new colleague from wisconsin, tom tiffany. tiffany: well, thank you, madam speaker. to k unanimous consent revise and extend my remarks. will the gentleman please use the mic? on.sensenbrenner: it's not the speaker: thank you. recognized.n is mr. tiffany: thank you, madam speaker. i'd like to thank leader of the and members wisconsin delegation in attendance here today and thank ou, congressman sensenbrenner for the kind introduction. i wish you the best as you serving the years people of wisconsin in the halls of congress. for you, speaker pelosi,
10:47 am
taking time out of your busy day to conduct this swearing in. thank you. my message is simple -- 10 years ago i was given the great the lege to represent people of northern wisconsin in the state legislature in madison. made one commitment to them -- to advance the cause of freedom liberty. today, i make that same commitment to the good people of western wisconsin, to fight for those same enduring deals that form the foundation of the american republic. madam speaker, i wish to thank mother, virgil tiffany, who along with my deceased father, tiffany, raised my seven brothers and sisters in the ittle town of elmwood, wisconsin, with love and devotion. i am here today, mom, because of the persistence and determination you have lived by every madam speaker, i suspect that she's down in her kitchen right sauerkraut and
10:48 am
pickles just as she did as a farm girl. finally, to my wife, kris, karlen,three daughters, lexi, and katherine. they're up in the gallery there. excited as i as am, as we turn the pages to a lives.pter in our thank you for standing with me thank you, madam speaker, and i yield back the balance of my time. mr. sensenbrenner: madam speaker, i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker: thank you. in light of the administration office to the
10:49 am
gentleman from california and the gentleman from wisconsin, the house umber of now is 432. pursuant to section 4-b of house resolution 967, the house stands djourned until 11:00 a.m. on friday, may 22, 2020.
10:50 am
quickly, please. >> working on the agency side and then working with the fed on the secure side. securitizations have limitations and we continue to do this. thank you. >> thank you, mr. chairman. i assume i have five minutes left. >> i am not sure if everyone is hearing the taps. >> thank you, sir. >> state and local governments are facing unprecedented budget challenges. we are looking at an as wave of budget shortfalls about to crest which will lead to a devils cocktail of devastating layoffs. dangerous cuts to publ s


info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on