TRIBUTE TO THOMAS G. HUNGAR; Congressional Record Vol. 164, No. 207
(Extensions of Remarks - January 02, 2019)

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                      TRIBUTE TO THOMAS G. HUNGAR


                           HON. GREGG HARPER

                             of mississippi

                    in the house of representatives

                       Thursday, January 3, 2019

  Mr. HARPER. Mr. Speaker, on behalf of myself and Mr. Brady of 
Pennsylvania, the Ranking Member of the Committee on House 
Administration, I would like to take this opportunity to recognize 
Thomas G. Hungar for his distinguished service as General Counsel to 
the House of Representatives.
  Drawing on his mastery of constitutional law and broad litigation 
experience, Mr. Hungar has provided thoughtful and effective legal 
advice to Members, Committees, and staff on a host of legal matters, 
without regard to political affiliation. As the House's top lawyer, Mr. 
Hungar has employed his considerable expertise and sound judgment to 
protect and strengthen the institutional prerogatives of the House, 
rightfully earning him the respect and admiration of the entire House 
  Of particular importance to the Committee on House Administration, 
Mr. Hungar has skillfully counseled the Committee's Members and staff 
on a wide range of significant matters with far-reaching institutional 
implications. Mr. Hungar has also been a trusted advisor to the Chief 
Administrative Officer of the House. Mr. Hungar has been a source of 
tremendous leadership and legal advice to the Committee and the House.
  On behalf of the Members of the Committee on House Administration and 
the Committee staff, we thank Mr. Hungar for his service to the House 
and wish him the very best as he takes the next step in his illustrious