House Democrats 'barely' passed their $1. 9 billion Capitol security bill after 'eleventh-hour drama'

Published May 20 2021 at 6:36 PM GMT
  • In a narrow 213-212 vote on Thursday, the House "barely" passed the Democrat-led, $1.9 billion bill meant to reinforce Capitol security in the wake of the Jan.
  • Democrats barely cleared their capitol spending bill https://t co/JZzI83Hpik " Jake Sherman (@JakeSherman) May 20, 2021 The bill's razor-thin passage emphasizes just how small of a foothold Democrats really have in the House, particularly after losing day-of support from progressives in what Politico called "eleventh-hour drama.' The tight vote on the bill to bolster the Capitol's security is emblematic of how tough it is for Dems to have a narrow majority.
  • Dems Ocasio-Cortez, Tliab and Bowman all voted "present" on the bill.
  • " Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) May 20, 2021 In a striking example of just how small Dem margins in the House are, members just approved the $1.9 billion Capitol security supplemental spending bill by only a 213-212 vote, with all present Republicans voting against the bill, and 6 Dems voting no or present.
  • ' Ursula Perano (@UrsulaPerano) May 20, 2021 Reps.



  • Published May 20, 2021 6:36 PM GMT