House Republicans will try to regain control of the chamber from their Democratic counterparts, who have been staging a sit-in over gun control since late Wednesday morning, with a vote on President Barack Obama’s fiduciary rule.
“It will be loud and probably be noisy,” Republican Rep. Charlie Dent (Pa.), advisor to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), told reporters after House Republicans held a special meeting about how to address the Democratic demonstration.
This photo provided by Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine shows Democrat members of Congress, including, front row, from left, Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., and Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., participate in sit-down protest seeking a a vote on gun control measures, Wednesday, June 22, 2016, on the floor of the House on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Rep. Chellie Pingree via AP)
“You might want to get in the gallery and watch the show,” he added.
Dozens of House and Senate lawmakers have been occupying the House chamber since Wednesday morning. The goal of the sit-in was to push Ryan and other Republican leaders to hold a vote on “no fly, no buy” legislation that would prevent those on terror watch lists from purchasing firearms.
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