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VERBATIM: Ryan slams Democrats' sit-in

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I'm not gonna dwell on the decorum of the House here today, other than to say, we are not going to allow stunts like this to stop us from carrying out the people's business. They're sending out fundraising solicitations, like this one. This one says, try giving us 25 bucks.
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But if you want, you can send us $50, $100, $250. Because look at what we're doing on the house floor. Send us money. The reason I call this as a stunt is because they know this isn't going anywhere. Our focus needs to be on confronting radical extremism. Terrorism is the issue.
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We are not going to take away the Constitutional rights of law-abiding Americans. And we're not going to allow publicity stunts to stop us from doing our job.