Huelskamp said his constituents are angry he was removed from two committees.
A: We have made that request, sent a letter to all Steering Committee members and you know, theyíre all busy folks and maybe they didnít know the history and the district and that Iím a fifth-generation farmer.
Why do you punish someone because of the way they vote, whether you like their votes or not? This is a representational system, where constituents come first, not second, to the wishes and whims of Washington.
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.