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Booing, Interruptions On the House Floor After Chaplain Resignation

By Bian Elkhatib

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Democrats stood behind Rep. Joseph Crowley as he offered a privileged resolution Friday to establish a select committee to look into Speaker Paul D. Ryan’s request of House Chaplain Patrick J. Conroy to resign. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., offered a motion to table the resolution, which was agreed to, 215-171.

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