Miscellaneous Related
For the past five years, the American people have had a strong defender in Richard Cordray, who has tirelessly led the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) since its inception. 
I was saddened to learn of my friend Rep. Gene Green’s decision to retire at the end of this Congress.  He will be missed on both sides of the aisle in the House, which he has served with honor and distinction for the past twenty-four years. 
The event will bring together a bipartisan group of Members of Congress, Congressional staff, Legislative Branch agency staff, open government and transparency advocates, civic hackers, and developers from digital companies to explore the role of digital platforms in the legislative process.
This White House cannot continue to ignore statutory requests from the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to produce documents. 
Today, House Republicans released the legislative schedule for 2018.
It is heartbreaking to watch scenes of death and injury on the streets of Lower Manhattan, where sixteen years ago Al Qaeda carried out the worst terrorist attack on our country in its history.
Today’s indictments, at a minimum, demonstrate that in America no one is above the law, and the special counsel’s investigation must continue unimpeded. 
I am horrified by the images of destruction in California and by the terrible loss of life. 
All Americans are in shock this morning after the worst mass shooting in our nation's history, and I pray for the victims and their families.

On Tuesday night, at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America annual Youth of the Year Gala, the organization honored Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) with its Herbert Hoover Humanitarian Award, which recognizes outstanding leadership in and contributions to education and youth development, particularly benefitting children from disadvantaged backgrounds. 


Today, Americans will honor the anniversary of the ratification of our Constitution by celebrating Citizenship Day.