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House Passes Uighur Bill Urging Sanctions on Chinese Officials – Breitbart
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House Passes Uighur Bill Urging Sanctions on Chinese Officials – Breitbart

Washington (AFP) – The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to toughen Washington’s position against China regarding its treatment of minority Uighurs, calling on President Donald Trump to apply sanctions against senior Chinese officials. The Uighur Act of 2019 condemns Beijing’s “gross human rights violations” linked to the crackdown in the western region of…

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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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