Tag Archives: Black Lives Matter

House Narrowly Passes $1.9 Billion Capitol Security Bill

In a 213-212 vote with three voting present, the House of Representatives passed a $1.9 billion bill on Thursday to increase security at the United States Capitol. The bill will fund security across the Capitol grounds, bolster protections, and increase preparedness for lawmakers, district offices, and the Capitol Police force. …

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President Joe Biden Signs COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act

Biden Signs Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act

President Joe Biden signed the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act into law on Thursday. “To the members of our United States Congress on both sides of the aisle who helped pass the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, thank you,” Vice President Kamala Harris said. “Because of you, history will remember this day …

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McCarthy Effort To Lift Mask Mandate On House Floor Fails

GOP Member defying mask mandate

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy filed a privileged resolution challenging the mask mandate in the House of Representatives, which failed Wednesday night after being blocked by Democrats. The vote was split among party lines 218-210. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says that the rules will not change until all members of …

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Confronted Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Outside Of House Chamber, Pelosi Says House Ethics Committee Should Investigate

Republican Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene confronted Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez outside of the House Chamber on Wednesday. Taylor Greene asked Ocasio-Cortez why she supports Antifa and the Black Lives Matter organization. “She’s a chicken. She doesn’t want to debate. I don’t think the debate has been agreed to yet,” Taylor Greene …

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Republican Lawmakers Are Passing Bills That Target Protestors

Republican legislators are introducing laws that target protestors. According to Truthout, Republicans have introduced 81 bills in 34 states aimed at protestors. On Monday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed an anti-protest bill into law. Chris Sprowls, speaker of the Florida House, doesn’t want future protests to get out of hand …

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