Wu Ting
How would you interpret this phrase “staff member”? The subcommittee of the Committee on Un-American Activities met in a public session, pursuant to notice, at 9:35 a.m. in room 226, Old House Office Building, Hon. John S. Wood (chairman) presiding. Committee members present: Representatives John S. Wood (chairman), Francis E. Walter, John McSweeney, Richard M. Nixon (arriving as indicated) and Harold H. Velde. Staff members present: Frank L. Ravenner, counsel; Melvin C. Myers, chief investigator. How would you interpret this phrase “staff member”? Thanks. And this excerpt is taken from The Lacuna by Kingsolver.
Jul 9, 2015 2:17 AM
Answers · 1
They're not members of Congress, they're people hired to work for the committee and are therefore staff members.
July 9, 2015
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