On the proxy voting system: 72 Democratic lawmakers filed letters (three filed duplicates) designated 42 lawmakers as proxy. Rep. Don Beyer of Va. has the most at seven Rep. Jamie Raskin of Md. is next with six Reps. Wasserman Schultz and Dan Kildee are next, both with four.
One thing about the House's new remote voting rule: members who have been out sick are now designating proxies. Rep. John Lewis asked Rep. Dan Kildee to be his proxy. Rep. DeSaulnier asked Rep. Matsui.
Rep. Dan Kildee on protesters defying stay-at-home orders: “We have these people who after a few weeks have run out of patience, and if that means a few thousand … more die, that’s okay with them — they just want to be able to get their smoothie.”
Rep. Dan Kildee on Trump’s tweets about Speaker Pelosi and Democrats: “If anybody's obsessed about impeachment, it's the President himself … He has a real problem dealing with Nancy Pelosi. He knows that she's smarter than he is. He knows that she's far tougher than he is”
"Many of my Republican colleagues have tremendous courage in the elevator on the way to the second floor where the floor of the House is, and somehow leave that courage behind when they walk onto the floor of the House." - Rep. Dan Kildee on the impeachment inquiry of Pres. Trump
Rep. Dan Kildee to GOP: "Ask if you want to sit on the sidelines while the President tries to take down a patriot who earned a Purple Heart. Compare that to the President's service to our country, the fact that he was willing to dodge the draft by getting a letter from a doctor."