House Democratic lawmakers vote for post Capitol protest money did it….
The same Republican lawmakers who were scared shitless of getting hurt voted against it….
They knew it would pass….
Just like the stimulus /virus bill ….
They vote against something that will benefit them back home….
It’s doubtful that enough Republican Senator’s will vote to fund the post Capitol protest action that effected THEM…
A group of House Progressive Democrats also came out against the bill and had to be talked into NOT voting AGAINST the bill, but vote ‘present’ because most of the 400 charged in the Capitol mile’ are white and the Feds don’t the room to give them jail time like the AOC led group points out mostly happens to people of color….
By the thinnest of margins, a divided House voted on Thursday to approve $1.9 billion in emergency spending to cover costs related to the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol and increase security to prevent a repeat, with progressive Democrats joining Republicans in opposition.
The bill passed the Democratic-controlled House by a vote of 213 to 212, leaving its future uncertain in the evenly split Senate, where most legislation needs 60 votes to overcome a filibuster and advance to a vote.
Every Republican voted against the security spending plan — a move that top Democrats cited as further evidence that the party is trying to rewrite the history of the mob violence that unfolded on Jan. 6 by downplaying or outright denying crucial facts and opposing efforts to investigate it.
“It is profoundly disappointing that every single House Republican voted today to reject strengthening security at the Capitol,” said Representative Steny H. Hoyer, Democrat of Maryland and the majority leader, calling the vote “yet another blow to recognizing and acknowledging the truth of what happened that day.”…