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House Approves Funds for Jan. 6 Response
The House of Representatives voted principally alongside social gathering traces on Thursday to approve practically $2 billion in emergency funding to cowl prices associated to the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol, and to extend safety all through the complicated.
“Protecting the security of the Capitol so we can do, we can do our constitutional work on behalf of the American people should not be controversial. Four months ago, multiple lives were lost. Over 140 law enforcement officers were physically harmed. Trauma and terror are inflicted on our colleagues, our staff and ourselves — and ourselves. Today, in passing this legislation, the House is taking a strong step forward to bring healing to our congressional community, and to ensure that this honor can never — horror, can never happen again. Here we are. We have specific needs honed to how we listen to the architect of the Capitol as to what we need to harden the Capitol windows and doors. There are members here who have said, ‘Why are we doing that?’ ‘It was just a normal day of tourism in the Capitol.’ While that same person who said that is pictured in the news pushing furniture up against the door to keep the brawlers out of this chamber. A normal day in the Capitol? Not so. So we know what is possible now — who could have imagined that the president of the United States would incite an insurrection? Should we have been prepared for that? Who would have imagined it, but could we have been prepared better? Yes, and we know what we must do now.” “On this vote, the yeas are 213, the nays are 212 with three answering ‘present.’ The bill is passed and without objection, a motion to reconsider is laid on the table.”
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