Mitch McConnell

Newsmax: ‘GOP Blocks ‘For The People Act’ From Moving Forward Before Senate Goes on Recess’

“Just before adjourning for the rest of the month, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) set up a battle over Democrats’ so-called voting rights legislation. Early Wednesday morning, Senate Republicans blocked a Democrat attempt to advance the ‘For the People Act.’

Heading into the vote, Democrats signaled they knew the legislation wouldn’t have the votes to pass through and that it was designed to show Senate Democrats are still trying to pass their agenda through before going on legislative recess. Meanwhile, Democrats have been trying to pass the so-called ‘For the People Act’ for months, which contains many provisions that Republicans along with some moderate Democrats have said would amount to government overreach.”

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