Congress passes $2.1 billion bill for Capitol security and Afghan visas

Posted on AllSides July 29th, 2021
From The Left

The House and Senate on Thursday both approved a $2.1 billion supplemental security spending package that directs much-needed funding to the U.S. Capitol Police and National Guard, under strain following the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, and bolsters federal efforts to relocate Afghans who aided U.S. troops during the war in Afghanistan.

The legislation passed the Senate with unanimous support in a 98-0 vote. It was then swiftly taken up by the House, which approved the spending bill 416 to 11. In the Senate, Republicans Roger Marshall of...

Read full story

CBS News (Online)

AllSides Media Bias Rating: Lean Left
AllSides Media Bias Rating: Lean Left
See full bias rating for CBS News (Online)
Learn about media bias

More News about Politics from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right