U.S. House prepares to pass police reform bill
WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - The U.S. House of Representatives is prepared to pass a police reform bill on the one month anniversary of George Floyd’s death.
It includes a ban on chokeholds and would make it easier to file civil lawsuits against officers accused of misconduct.
Congressmen Tom Tiffany says he plans to vote ‘no’ on the bill.
“This is not going to bring justice for people, I’ve met with law enforcement in Wisconsin and things like chokeholds, they don’t use that. That’s not part of their training. The way we are going to get justice for people is to make good decisions at the local level,” the congressman said while in Washington, D.C., Thursday.
The president says he won’t support any bill that hurts police.
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