"Meanwhile, the government continues to subsidize failed green energy projects," he continued. "We should be saying 'yes' to all types of American energy. Yes to more offshore drilling, yes to ANWR, yes to faster approval of permits and yes to the Keystone XL pipeline."

The House convened at 2 p.m. Monday and adjourned about 20 minutes later; it will return at 4 p.m. for legislative work.