House Moves To Cast Its 1st Remote Votes, With Parties Still Divided On The Issue

Posted by on May 27, 2020 3:49 pm
Categories: US National Stories

House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks during a news conference outside the U.S. Capitol about lawsuit he and other Republican leaders filed  against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and congressional officials in an effort to block the House of Representatives from using a proxy voting system to allow for remote voting during the coronavirus pandemic.

Dozens of House Democrats planned to vote by proxy for the first time under the chamber’s new rules. Republicans are urging their members not to participate, and suing to stop it,.

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