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H.Res. 355: Condemning in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks in Manchester, United Kingdom, on May 22, 2017, expressing heartfelt condolences, and reaffirming unwavering support for the special relationship between our peoples and nations in the w

This was a vote to agree to H.Res. 355 in the House. This vote was taken under a House procedure called “suspension of the rules” which is typically used to pass non-controversial bills. Votes under suspension require a 2/3rds majority. A failed vote under suspension can be taken again.

H.Res. 92 summarizes the terrorist attack outside the Manchester Arena following a concert by American recording artist Ariana Grande in the United Kingdom on May 22, 2017. Specifically, the resolution: 1) Condemns in the strongest terms the brutal attack that took the lives of at least 22 people, and seriously injured 59, many of whom were children and offers deepest sympathies to the victims and their families. 2) Notes that the investigation is ongoing as to whether the terrorist acted on his own or as part of a wider network; 3) Mentions that the Islamic Stat of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility for this attack and threatened further attacks; 4) Highlights that British first responders acted swiftly and heroically, taking measures that prevented further loss of life; 5) Reaffirms the American commitment to the Special Relationship with the United Kingdom and support for the efforts of the British government to bring all those involved to justice; and 6) Recognizes the persistent and growing threat from Islamist terrorist groups worldwide, appreciates the significant efforts by the United Kingdom to combat terrorism, and affirms the commitment of the United States to the multilateral, global fight against such violent extremists and commitment to the defense of universal democratic values.

Source: Republican Policy Committee


Congress
115th Congress
Date
Jun 6, 2017
Chamber
House
Number
#287
Question:
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree, as Amended in the House
Result:
Passed

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Key: R Yea D Yea
Seat position based on our ideology score.
This is a cartogram. Each hexagon represents one congressional district.
Totals     Republican     Democrat
  Yea 397
 
 
92%
221 176
  Nay 0
 
 
0%
0 0
Not Voting 33
 
 
8%
16 17
Required: 2/3 source: house.gov

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