Sweeping George Floyd police reform bill stalls as talks collapse
Bipartisan negotiations in the US Congress over a police reform bill that was prompted by the killing of George Floyd have collapsed.
“We did the best we could,” the Democratic congresswoman Karen Bass told reporters on Wednesday.
The House passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act in March, and Bass and the Democratic senator Cory Booker have since been working with the Republican senator Tim Scott to try to reach a bipartisan agreement on a bill that could pass the Senate.
But the talks dragged on for months with negotiators remaining at odds over...