House slams China human rights in first-ever proxy vote amid coronavirus

Posted by on May 27, 2020 8:35 pm
Categories: US National Stories

The House of Representatives condemned China’s treatment of Muslim Uyghur minorities on Wednesday with dozens of lawmakers voting by proxy for the first time in history. Democrats authorized proxy voting this month due to the coronavirus pandemic, arguing it was a wise move to protect the health of members. Republicans oppose the reform and are…