Republicans cry foul at anti-Trump “Juneteenth” resolution - Seven Days

House Democrats missed an opportunity to show united support for the abolition of slavery and race-relations progress when their Juneteenth resolution also took a gratuitous slap at President Trump’s “racist” tweets.

""Today, Madame Speaker, you have allowed this body to sink to a new low," Rep. Bob Bancroft (R-Westford) told House Speaker Mitzi Johnson (D-South Hero). Bancroft said that, while he had not voted for Trump and frequently disagreed with the president, he was "ashamed" of the House for adopting a "divisive and politically inflammatory" resolution. "I'm embarrassed that this body has descended into a political gutter," Bancroft said."



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