Biden would veto Republican bill blocking Washington, D.C., police reform -official

Posted on AllSides March 30th, 2023
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U.S. President Joe Biden will veto a Republican-backed bill to overturn police reforms in Washington, D.C., if it passes in Congress, a White House official said on Thursday.

"Congress should respect D.C.'s right to pass to pass measures that improve public safety and public trust," said the official, who was not authorized to be named.

"The president will veto this resolution if it reaches his desk."

The local law, passed by the District of Columbia council over the objections of the city's police union, is set to go into effect...

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