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Press Release - Ranking Member Cole Floor Remarks on H. Res. 24

Jan 13, 2021

As prepared for delivery on the House floor:

Mr. Speaker, today is a sad one for all of us – for me personally, for the Rules Committee, for the entire House of Representatives and, most certainly, for the American people. For the second time in 13 months, we are meeting to discuss impeachment of the President of the United States.

Press Release - Ranking Member Cole Floor Remarks on H. Res. 21

Jan 12, 2021

As prepared for delivery on the House floor:

Just a few days ago, the nation was shaken by the violent and destructive actions of an outrageous mob that stormed the Capitol and attempted to gain access to this very chamber, seeking to harm innocent lives and disrupt democracy at work. I vehemently condemn their lawless actions. This never should have happened, and the perpetrators of these despicable crimes that took place in this building must be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. 

Press Release - Ranking Member Cole Opening Remarks During Hearing on H. Res. 21

Jan 12, 2021

As prepared for delivery during today's hearing:

Today is a very sad day for all of us. This is not how I thought the opening of the 117th Congress would begin, and I associate myself with how strongly everybody feels about what happened last Wednesday. It was a horrific, unacceptable day in American history and a sobering day and one full of tragedy that will cast a long shadow on the Congress in the weeks, months and years ahead.

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