To require the President to provide frequent press briefings covering the official business of the President to the White House press corps.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 4th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 13, 2017
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on July 13, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
Jul 13, 2017
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May 9, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2641 (116th).
H.R. 3228 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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