“I don’t think they are in an unreasonable amount of time frame to sift through decisions that have not been made,” said Ron Bonjean, a Republican strategist who served on leadership staffs in the House and Senate. “This is not completely unusual. Now, do people want certainty? Yes, they do. That takes time, especially when you have so many new Members and committee structure.”
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.