“I think it’s an important position in the House, it has a great impact. I want to make sure we have the best person set up to do the job without any unnecessary baggage,” the Michigan Republican said.
Reps. Jim Moran and Gerry Connolly, both Catholic Virginia Democrats, said they don’t want to punish Conroy because of the deeds of his peers.
United We Dream protesters carry a mock coffin to the office of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Monday, July 21, 2014, to hold one of their "funeral services for the Republican Party" due to GOP positions on immigration. The immigration reform group visited several other Senate Republican offices to hold similar funeral services.