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H.Res. 489: Condemning President Trump’s racist comments directed at Members of Congress.

About the resolution

In a series of tweets on July 14, 2019 directed at four Democratic congresswomen --- unnamed but known to be Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib --- the President said:

So interesting to see “Progressive” Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government at all), now loudly and viciously telling the people of the United States, the greatest and most powerful Nation on earth ...

Sponsor and status

Tom Malinowski

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 16, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Jul 15, 2019
116th Congress, 2019–2021
Status

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 16, 2019

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 16, 2019. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

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History

Jul 15, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jul 15, 2019
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this resolution would be considered in the week ahead.

Jul 16, 2019
 
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

H.Res. 489 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

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