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division during ed leavy's time, had close and professed -- close personal and professional interactions. leavy's grandson served with me as my chief counsel and worked on this committee for several years and later service chief of staff to attorney general barr. i'm glad he is someone you look up to. i want to talk about a few issues. let's talk first about this -- the second amendment. going back 15 years or so -- announcer: the garland confirmation hearing resuming, but we have to step away for our commitment to the gavel-to-gavel
coverage of the house. you can continue listening on c-span.org. the house meeting in a short pro forma session. the speaker: the house will be in order. the prayer will be offered by chaplain kibben. chaplain kibben in honor of the birthday of our first president, george washington, i offer his own words as our prayer. almighty god, we make our ernest prayer that thou wilt keep the united states in thy holy protection, that thou will incline the hearts of the citizens to cultivate a spirit of subordination and obedience to government, and entertain a brotherly affect shun and love for one another and for their fellow citizens of the united states at large. and finally, that thou wilt most graciously be pleased to dispose us all to do justice torques love mercy, and to demean ourselves with that
charity, humility, and specific temper of mind which were the characteristics of the divine author of our blessed religion. and without a humble imitation of whose example in these things we can never hope to be a happy nation. grant our supple case we beseech thee. amen. the speaker: the chair will lead the house -- pursuant to section 5-s-1-a of house resolution 8, the journal of the last day's proceedings is approved. the chair will lead the house in the pledge of allegiance. 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 justice for all. the chair announces her appointment pursuant to section
4-d of house resolution 8, 117th congress and the order of the house of january 4, 2021, the following members to the select committee on the climate crisis. the clerk: ms. castor of florida, chair. ms. bonamici of oregon. ms. brownley of california. mr. houghman of california. mr. mceachin of virginia. mr. levin of california. mr. castin of illinois. mr. neguse of colorado. ms. escobar of texas. mr. graves of louisiana. the speaker: the chair announces her appointment pursuant to section 4-e of house resolution 8 of the 117th congress and the order of the house of january 4, 2021 of the following members to the select committee on the modernization of congress. the clerk: mr. kilmer of washington, chair. ms. lofgren of california. mr. cleaver of missouri. mr. perlmutter of colorado. mr. phillips of minnesota.
ms. williams of georgia. mr. timmons of south carolina. mr. rodney davis of illinois. mr. latta of ohio. mr. rureben taller of pennsylvania. miss van dine of texas. the speaker: the chair announces her appointment pursuant to section 4-f of house resolution 8117th congress and the order of the house of january 4, 2021 of the following members of the select committee on the coronavirus crisis. the clerk: mr. clyburn of south carolina, chair. ms. waters of california. miss carolyn b. maloney of new york. ms. velazquez of new york. mr. foster of illinois. mr. raskin of maryland. mr. krishnamoorthi of illinois. mr. scalise of louisiana. mr. jordan of ohio. mr. green of tennessee. miss malo tackas of new york. the speaker: the chair announces her appointment
pursuant to section 4-c of house resolution 8, 117th congress, and the order of the house of january 4, 2021, of the following individuals to serve as the governing board of the office of congressional ethics. the clerk: nominated by the speaker after consultation with the minority leader, mr. david scags, colorado, chair. brigadier general retired belinda pinkney of virginia. miss karen english of arizona. mr. mike barnes of maryland, alternate. nominated by the minority leader after consultation with the speaker, mr. paul d. binovich of district of columbia, co-chair. mr. leon westmoreland of georgia. miss karen l. haas of maryland. mr. robert hurt of virginia, alternate. the speaker: the chair asks all members in the chamber as well as members and staff throughout the capitol to rise for a moment of silence in remembrance of more than