But he did assure the two members that he took their concerns seriously. “Due to the complexity and seriousness of the issues raised by your correspondence, we will continue to consult with the Attorney General’s office and the appropriate federal agencies so we can remain in accord with both federal and state law,” he wrote.
Ros-Lehtinen said the sponsors are “standing up for justice, accountability and morality” and that state legislation would be a “step in the right direction” toward passage of the congressional Holocaust Rail Justice Act.
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.