In rare move, GOP holds its own hearing

Holzer, Jessica
May 2007
Hill;5/10/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 55, p10
The article reports that Republicans on the immigration panel of the House Judiciary Committee have conducted a hearing on the impact of immigration on low-skilled minority workers in the U.S., which is considered a rare step actuated by a dispute over witnesses. It is stated that Steve King, a member of the Republican panel, cited House rules to request the hearing after subcommittee Chairwoman, Zoe Lofgren, a Democrat, disallowed King's request to admit minority's choice of witness.


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