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East TN Republican Rep. calls for member of Tennessee 3 to resign after declining to lead in Pledge of Allegiance

Posted on AllSides February 2nd, 2024
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Rep. Justin Jones (D - Nashville) said he did not want to join in "performative patriotism" with Republican lawmakers. NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A member of the Tennessee Three is again facing calls for him to leave the House of Representatives after he declined to lead lawmakers in the Pledge of Allegiance. At the start of the House Floor session, Rep. Justin Jones (D - Nashville) introduced Sally Wells, the President of the Native American Indian Association of Tennessee. She led the House of Representatives in its morning prayer. It was...

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