Lee introduced a resolution today expressing condolences for and solidarity with the people of Haiti in the earthquake’s aftermath; commending the efforts of U.S. and international relief efforts; and calling for a long-term sustainable recovery effort and debt forgiveness. The House is set to vote on the resolution tomorrow.
Pelosi spoke in support of the resolution.
UPDATE @ 2:27 P.M. THURSDAY: The House this afternoon approved Lee’s resolution, H.Res. 1021, on a 411-1 vote. As is often the case, Rep. Ron Paul, R-Tex., was the lone dissenter; he says he won’t vote for any legislation that’s not expressly authorized by the U.S. Constitution.