Rep. John Fleming: GOP Leadership Tells Members ‘Remain Silent’ on Puerto Rico Debt Vote

Rep. John Fleming (R-LA) says House leadership told members of the Natural Resources Committee “to remain silent, refrain from asking for a recorded vote, or leave the room when the time came for a vote regarding the upcoming Puerto Rico debt restructuring bill” during a meeting held last night. “In all my time in Congress, no one has ever asked me to do something quite like this, until last night. I was angry,” Fleming stated in a press release. “To be asked to walk away—to be told to miss a vote—is a request that flies in the face of every member’s

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