Rep. Gary Palmer cast his voice vote Tuesday to nominate Jeff Sessions - a senator - to be Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives to honor Sessions, he said in a statement.
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U.S. Representative Gary Palmer, R-Hoover, announced late Thursday that he will co-sponsor a bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt, R-Haleyville, to block what a news release from Palmer's office calls the Obama administration's "unconstitutional attempt to grant amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants by executive fiat."
U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer, R-Hoover, who was sworn in this week as the representative for the Alabama 6th District in the U.S. House, had a busy first week on the job in Washington, D.C.
--Palmer, along with more than 20 other conservative Republican representatives, cast a politically risky vote against Speaker of the House John Boehner.
On the seventh floor of a Washington, D.C. steakhouse with a stunning view of the U.S. Capitol, Gary Palmer is grinning ear to ear. That initially wouldn’t seem particularly notable, considering he was closing out an exciting first day as a member of the U.S. House, but it stands out because it was his smile — or lack thereof — that made his unlikely rise from think tank president to U.S.
Less than 24 hours before Alabama’s Gary Palmer is sworn into the House of Representatives for the first time, the conservative Republican explained to Newsmax that he will cast his first vote to oppose the re-election of Speaker John Boehner.