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“I don’t think reparations for something that happened 150 years ago for whom none of us currently living are responsible is a good idea,” McConnell said.
The hearing — the first time since 2007 that the House has heard testimony on the topic of slavery reparations — will be held on June 19, the day of Juneteenth.
2020 candidate Cory Booker floated the idea in a bill this week, but Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) says it’s “not even a realistic possibility.”
The measure would create a commission to review proposals on the matter.
Rev. Al Sharpton asked the Democratic presidential candidate on Wednesday whether he would support such legislation.
The Massachusetts senator said the country needs to talk about the injustices of American slavery and "address it head on."
The congresswoman slammed Meadows' for not offering Lynne Patton time to speak during the Cohen hearing.
The landmark legislation expired in late December due to the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.
A former employee claims she was unlawfully fired after sharing plans to sue over an alleged 2015 sexual assault.
The alleged victim claims she was sacked after sharing plans to sue the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation over the 2015 incident.
The conservative social media duo said they weren't paid by the president's campaign... but campaign filings indicate otherwise.
"I kneel in front of the flag and on this floor, I kneel in honor of the First Amendment," declared Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas.
Reneging harms the planet, America's global leadership, and our national, economic, and environmental security.
Black women and girls should not be killed in jail in America. Not under any circumstances. And the last thing their families should have to do is fight for answers. What exactly are they hiding? And why exactly are we tolerating it?
Both groups agree a dual-pronged attack on racism would work best.