Texas Republicans join Democrats in targeting Confederate symbols

Texas Republicans join Democrats in targeting Confederate symbols

WASHINGTON — Congress took steps this week to remove Confederate names and faces from places of honor as the nation comes to terms with racism and the lingering residues of slavery. Several Texas Republicans joined Democrats in targeting the Confederate symbols.Both the Senate and House voted by wide margins for a massive defense bill that included renaming the military posts that honor Confederate generals, including Fort Hood.And the House approved a bill to […]
Source: Statesman

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