Category: Passes

Senate Passes Bill to Extend 9/11 Victims Fund, Heads to Trump’s Desk
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Senate Passes Bill to Extend 9/11 Victims Fund, Heads to Trump’s Desk

After months of contentious debate and speaking directly with first responders, the Senate passed a bill Tuesday that ensured the 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund for those affected by the September 11, 2001 terror attacks will never run out of money. With a 97-2 vote, lawmakers sent the bipartisan bill named “The Never Forget the Heroes:…

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House Passes Resolution to Condemn Trump’s ‘Racist’ Tweets, 240-187
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House Passes Resolution to Condemn Trump’s ‘Racist’ Tweets, 240-187

The House passed a resolution to condemn what Democrats say were President Trump’s “racist” tweets Tuesday afternoon, 240-187. After hours of debate and fallout from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) controversial remarks on the House floor, lawmakers voted to pass the resolution condemning Trump’s remarks as “racist.” After a lengthy parliamentary battle, the House votes…

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