‘Liar And A Hack’: GOP Rails Against Schumer For Blocking School Protection Bill

From DAILYCALLER.COM

In the wake of the Texas tragedy, a school protection bill put forward by Republicans was blocked by Democratic Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.

Republican Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson and Republican Florida Sen. Rick Scott were denied unanimous consent, by Schumer, for their school protection bill Thursday that would require the Department of Homeland Security to create safety practices for each school to prevent more violence, Fox reported.

Schumer denounced the bill in a tweet warning that the GOP bill would “see more guns in schools.”

“GOP Sen. Johnson just tried for a bill that could see more guns in schools – I blocked it,” tweeted Schumer. “The truth: There were officers at the school in Texas. The shooter got past them. We need real solutions – we will vote on gun legislation starting with the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act.”

GOP Sen. Johnson just tried for a bill that could see more guns in schools—I blocked it. The truth: There were officers at the school in Texas. The shooter got past them. We need real solutions—We will vote on gun legislation starting with the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act.

Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul voted against the Democrats’ domestic terrorism bill, which requires all employees to undergo anti-bias training, is a way for Democrats to malign law enforcement. “This bill should be called by a more accurate name: the Democrat plan to brand our police and soldiers as white supremacists and neo-Nazis,” said Paul.

The Republican bill, the Luke and Alex School Safety Act, was named after Parkland shooting victims Luke Hoyer and Alex Schachter.

The act would require “comprehensive school safety measures, including threat prevention, preparedness, protection, mitigation, incident response, and recovery to improve the safety posture of... (Read more)



Tweets mentioned:

https://twitter.com/SenSchumer/status/1529553806194794496

https://twitter.com/SenRickScott/status/1529598726901219332

https://twitter.com/SenRonJohnson/status/1529616217018929152

https://twitter.com/maxschachter/status/1529905241600282624

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