Representative Jim McGovern

Rep. Jim McGovern Led a Special Order on Tibet in the U.S. House of Representatives to Coincide with His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Visit to Washington

June 23, 2016

On the evening of June 13, 2016, Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) led a Special Order on Tibet on the floor of the House of Representatives, which was scheduled to coincide with His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s arrival in Washington, D.C. A Special Order is a procedure that enables a Member of the House to speak on any topic they wish, for a specified period of time, after all legislative business is concluded for the day.

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