“All amendments that the three Members offered were the product of their impartial judgments on the merits of legislative proposals, not requests from campaign donors,” the report states. “All were the product of each Member’s legislative staff to address what each Member saw as important legislative concerns regarding the underlying bills of H.R. 4173 or various provisions of H.R. 4173.”
Former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., candidate for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, holds his hand over his heart during the singing of the national anthem as he waits to take the stage for his town hall campaign rally with Sen. John McCain at the Pinkerton Academy in Derry, N.H., on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.