House again passes bill to remove racist symbols from Capitol


The House on Tuesday evening once again overwhelmingly passed a bill that would remove the bust of former Chief Justice Roger Taney from the Capitol, as well as other figures with Confederate ties.

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer’s bill — a yearslong endeavor from House Democrats to rid the U.S. Capitol of racist symbols — passed in a 285-120 vote, with 67 Republicans crossing the aisle in support of the legislation.


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