Fn. 9: Although the parties paint dueling portraits of the legislative history, the murky waters of the Congressional Record do not provide helpful guidance in illuminating Congress’ intent in this case. Even for “those of us who make use of legislative history,” “ambiguous legislative history” cannot trump “clear statutory language.” Milner v. Department of Navy, 562 U. S. 562, 572 (2011). Just so here.
(U.S.S.C., Jan. 22, 2018, National Assn. of Mfrs. v. Department of Defense, J. Sotomayor, unanimous, Docket No. 16-299)
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