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Secretary Lew, I join Chairwoman Granger in welcoming you here today.
As a former Director of the Office of Management and Budget, you are keenly aware of the factors that go into the preparation of an annual budget proposal. It really is a statement of values.
“Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. And thank you, Mr. Secretary, for joining us this morning, most of all thank you for your leadership on behalf of American workers and their families.
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the Ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today delivered the following opening statement at a Subcommittee hearing on the U.S. Secret Service’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2016. The hearing’s witness was U.S. Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy.
Good morning, Dr. Danielson, Dr. Orr, Secretary Smith and Hoffman, Mr. Kotek, we are so glad to have you all here today. Thank you all for being here today to present your 2016 program requests.
“The House Republican budget is a dishonest sham, hurts the middle class, and paves a golden path for continued brinkmanship and government shutdowns in the future.
Acting Administrator Lenhardt - as a fellow New Yorker I welcome you to our Subcommittee. I look forward to discussing the President’s vision for development and global health. We cannot build the world we want for ourselves and future generations without a strong, stable, and well-resourced development policy.
I would like to thank Chairman Dent and Ranking Member Bishop for holding this important hearing. I would also like to welcome Secretary McDonald and all of our distinguished guests this afternoon.
First, I would like to thank Chairmen Frelinghuysen and Ranking Member Visclosky for this hearing. Also, I want to welcome incoming Secretary Carter, General Dempsey, Undersecretary McCord, and the rest of our distinguished guests.
Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. I appreciate you holding the hearing.
Defense Secretary Carter and Undersecretary McCord, we look forward to hearing you testify before the Subcommittee for the first time in your current roles.
Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on House passage of the 2015 Homeland Security Appropriations Act: