July 18, 2024



House votes 285-120 to remove ALL Confederate (Democrat) statues from Capitol

Daily Wir

The House voted Tuesday night to remove the bust of Chief Justice Roger Taney and statues of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and others who supported the Confederacy from the U.S. Capitol.

Democrats were unanimous in their support for the bill and were joined by 67 Republicans, with the bill passed by a vote of 285-120.  

The 120 GOP members who voted against the bill said it was a bid to whitewash history, accused the Democrats of being ‘animated by Critical Race Theory’ and opposed swapping the bust of Taney with Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall because he voted for Roe v. Wade. 

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