The president had initially promised to deliver 100 doses by his 100th day in office but doubled that goal and now seems set to meet it 4.23pm BST Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez also said yesterday that the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial could not replace legislation to address policing reform, echoing Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer’s words moments ago.Rep. @AOC (D-NY): “We saw a murder in front of all of our eyes, and yet we didn’t know if there would be a guilty verdict … it’s really important that this verdict is not used as a replacement for policy change.” pic.twitter.com/TVl1zVvYaD 4.07pm BST Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer pledged the upper chamber will soon pass legislation to address policing reform.“We will not rest until the Senate passes strong legislation to end the systemic bias in law enforcement,” Schumer said on the Senate floor moments ago, noting a guilty verdict in a single trial will “never be enough” to end discrimination in policing. Continue reading…
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Author : Joan E Greve in Washington
Publish date : 2021-04-21 15:23:14
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