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Republican looks to ban foreign flags in House chamber after Democrats celebrate Ukraine aid

Posted on AllSides April 21st, 2024
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A Republican lawmaker is looking to restrict the display of foreign countries’ emblems inside the House chamber after Democrats waved the Ukrainian flag in celebration of the passage of $60.84 billion aid legislation on Saturday afternoon.

Shortly before the foreign aid bills passed the House, Democrats were seen cheering while waving Ukrainian flags — prompting a rebuke by House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA), who warned the display was a violation of House decorum. Now, GOP lawmakers are looking to ban the behavior altogether by drafting legislation that would prohibit the display of foreign...

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