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Senate Democrats and Republicans clash over police reform bill vote

Democrats Schumer, Booker and Harris sent McConnell a letter urging him not to hold procedural vote this week on bill

Senate Democrats have signaled they will block a Republican police reform bill that critics say offers a “woefully inadequate response” to racial disparities in American policing practices.

The Senate minority leader, Chuck Schumer, and fellow Democratic senators Cory Booker and Kamala Harris, sent a letter to the majority leader, Mitch McConnell, on Tuesday urging him not to hold a key procedural vote this week on the Republican senator Tim Scott’s police reform bill.

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