Democratic Senators Meet Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Michelle McConnell pushes on to rename Floor Bragg in honor of Lewis Trump by calling on the Democrats McConnell to bring in the Voting Rights Act: ‘We are going to name it after Rev. Al Sharpton?’ GOP tries to reduce unemployment increase to 0-0 per week: MORE (R-Ky.) To honor the legacy of the departed representative. John lewisJohn LewisDemocratus calls for McConnell to bring in the Voting Rights Act in honor of Lewis Cleburne, if Trump wants to honor Lewis he should sign a bill to reinstate the voting rights act Pressley: a new moment of racial calculation ‘Particularly painful’ to lose Lewis. ‘ more (D-Ga.) Allow passage of the Voting Rights Act on Sunday and on the Senate floor.
In statements released on social media, Sen, including Democrats. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi Harrisdomocratus called for McConnell to bring the Voting Rights Act in honor of Lewis Nation, lamenting the death of John Lewis: ‘One of the greatest heroes in American history’ Hillican Valley: Russian vaccine headlines with research attack . Twitter says 130 accounts targeted in this week’s cyber attack | CBP investigation into racist, sexist Facebook group MORE, four fired, dozens suspended (California.) Wrote that the bill should be renamed in honor of Lewis, a leader of the civil rights movement.
Originally passed to ensure that racial discrimination would not affect the rights of minorities to vote in the US, a section of the original Act that specifically forced jurisdictions, particularly in the South, to vote. The Justice Department was struck down for making any changes to the laws. Down by the Supreme Court in 2013. Democrats, including Lewis, pushed for a similar banning bill and allowed the Justice Department to appoint election observers by the Senate after the Democratic-controlled House passed in 2019.
“, To honor the life and legacy of John Lewis, I am asking Mitch McConnell to immediately bring the Voting Rights Advancement Act to the board and the Senate should name it the John Lewis Voting Rights Act of 2020,” Harris tweeted.
To honor the life and legacy of John Lewis, I am calling on Mitch McConnell to immediately bring the Voting Rights Advancement Act to the board and the Senate should name it the John Lewis Voting Rights Act of 2020.
– Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) July 20, 2020
Other senators including Sheldon whitehouseSheldon calls for Whitehouse Democracy McConnell to bring the Voting Rights Act in honor of Lewis Hillican Valley: Russian hackers returned to the spotlight with a vaccine research attack. Twitter says 130 accounts targeted in this week’s cyber attack | CBP investigation in racist, sexist Facebook groups suspends four, suspends dozens (DR.I.), Jackie rosenJacqueline (Jackie) Sheryl Rosenes MPs ask EU to label entire Hezbollah a terrorist organization Hill’s Coronavirus report: Menuchin sees ‘strong possibility’ of another relief package; Warner says some businesses ‘can’t come back’ at The Hills Advance America’s Economy Summit The Hill’s coronavirus report: CDC director Redfield responded to Navarro’s criticism; Mnuchin and Powell brief Senate panel more (D-Nev.), Tina SmithTina Flint calls for Smithdimocratus McConnell to bring the Voting Rights Act to the floor in honor of Lewis Trump’s officials. Hill’s campaign report to reassure officials about the safety of potential coronovirus vaccines: candidates, jurists Junathero and more (D-Min.), And Patrick leahPatrick Joseph Lehidemocrats made a call for McConnell to bring the Voting Rights Act in honor of the Lewis House panel. Lightning fast appropriation for 2021 CDC had to get messaging rights with COVID-19 vaccine (D-Vt.) Issued similar statements via Twitter.
As the author and chief sponsor of the Senate bill, I will re-submit #VRAA this week, naming my longtime partner John Lewis on it. https://t.co/w3bTIwJacF
– Sen. Patrick Leahy (@SenatorLeahy) July 19, 2020
John Lewis was an incredible man, who devoted his life to the greatest battles. To truly honor his legacy is to continue the work for which he worked so hard. Mitch McConnell, I am asking you to bring the Voting Rights Act to the Senate floor for an immediate vote.
– Tina Smith (@TinaSmithMN) July 19, 2020
The best way to honor the legacy of the Senate @RepJohnLewis is by passing the Voting Rights Advancement Act.
– Senator Jackie Rosen (@SenJackyRosen) July 19, 2020
John Lewis risked his life for the right to vote. To truly honor his legacy means passing the Voting Rights Act. https://t.co/RPDZtR44NH
– Sheldon Whitehouse (@SeanHighthouse) July 19, 2020
At the age of 80, Lewis was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer on Friday. The veteran jurist and civil rights leader was recalled by dozens of friends and colleagues on social media over the weekend, and many called the Edmund J. Pettus Bridge, which Lewis was badly beaten by police during the 19th Civil Rights March Was beaten