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Leaders Pay Tribute to Civil Rights Icon John Lewis: ‘A Pioneering Civil Rights Leader Who Put His Life on the Line’

Leaders and political figures across the nation paid tribute to late-Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) following the news of his death, remembering him as “a pioneering civil rights leader who put his life on the line to fight racism, promote equal rights, and bring our nation into greater alignment with its founding principles” and someone who “helped transform this country.”

Leaders of the African American Movement pose in New York July 29 1964 as they hold conference on civil rights. From left are: Bayard Rustin: Jack Greeberg, director of counsel of the Naacp Educational and Legal Defense Fund; Whitney Young JR., director of the National Urban League; James Farmer, National …

Tim Scott: Pelosi Claiming GOP Tried Getting Away with Floyd’s Murder was ‘Most Outrageous, Sinful Comment’

Appearing Friday on Fox News Radio’s “The Guy Benson Show,” Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) unloaded on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (R-SC) for accusing Senate Republicans of attempting to “get away” with “the murder of George Floyd” with their police reform legislation, branding her claim “the most outrageous, sinful comment I’ve heard as a public official.” 

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., speaks during a Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship hearing to examine implementation of Title I of the CARES Act, Wednesday, June 10, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Al Drago/Pool via AP)

GOP Unveils ‘Justice Act’ for Police Reform

Senate Republicans led by Tim Scott of South Carolina introduced police reform legislation Wednesday, with new restrictions on chokeholds and other practices, as the GOP responded to widespread protests and some riots over the deaths of George Floyd and other black Americans.

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., speaks during a Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship hearing to examine implementation of Title I of the CARES Act, Wednesday, June 10, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Al Drago/Pool via AP)