Sen. Maize Hirono (D-HI) mentioned that not a single Republican within the Senate signed on to her anti-Asian American hate crimes invoice.
“No. It’s not as if we haven’t tried. I’m holding my fingers crossed. They mainly don’t reply.”
— Weijia Jiang (@weijia) April 12, 2021
It’s disgraceful however not shocking that Republicans would oppose particularly federally criminalizing hate crimes towards Asian-People. In any case, it is a political occasion led by a person who insisted on calling COVID-19 the “China virus.”
Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) mentioned in March that Republicans had been refusing to assist the invoice. Senate Majority Chief Schumer mentioned that the Senate can be voting on the hate crimes invoice this week, however as a substitute of displaying Asian-People that they need their votes, Senate Republicans are prone to unanimously vote towards the invoice to ship the message that Asian-People aren’t welcome in what continues to be Trump’s Republican Social gathering.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor, who’s White Home Press Pool, and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Diploma in Political Science. His graduate work centered on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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