US Democrats stage “dharna”
WASHINGTON – Democratic administrators close down the US House of Representatives Wednesday by organizing a sit-in (dharna) on the House floor to request a vote on weapon control enactment.
Around 40 House administrators drove by Congressman John Lewis requested a vote on measures to extend record verifications and square weapon buys by some associated terrorists in the repercussions with a week ago’s slaughter in Orlando, Florida, that murdered 49 individuals. It was the most noticeably bad shooting in cutting edge history.
“No bill, no break,” yelled Democrats, who requested that House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., keep the House in session through its arranged weeklong break one week from now to verbal confrontation and vote on weapon enactment. Lewis said activity on weapon savagery is long late. “Where is our valor?” said Congressman Lewis of Georgia, who sorted out the offhand sit-in. “The individuals who seek after judgment skills change are pounded. Reason is set aside … What is the tipping point? Are we daze. Could we see? … Give us a vote! we came here to carry out our occupation!”.
Congressman Ted Poe, a Republican, over and over slammed his hammer to call the House into request, however the Democrats can’t, thus he gaveled the House into break.
House Minority Whip Congressman Steny Hoyer, a Democrat, proposed that could be a marathon break. “Our kin should know where their delegates stand on this issue, generally as they now do with their Senators,” he said. “Driven by social liberties saint (Congressman) John Lewis, we will sit in until the House is permitted a chance to vote. This is an issue that should rise above gathering — it’s about sparing lives and keeping our groups safe.”
Ryan representative AshLee Strong said, “The House can’t work without individuals taking after the guidelines of the establishment, so the House has recessed subject to the call of the seat.”
A large portion of the exhibit, not at all like a week ago’s delay in the Senate, was not show on C-SPAN TV on the grounds that the system does not show the House floor when it is in break. In any case, numerous legislators took to online networking to post photographs and video of the challenge.
“The cameras may have been closed down, however we’re still here,” Congressman Tony Cardenas, a Democrat, , tweeted.
Fair Leader Nancy Pelosi of California went to the floor and required a minute of hush as some clasped hands and kept droning.
“We can’t give another snippet of quiet happen on the House a chance to floor without acting,” Pelosi said.
Over at the White House, Press Secretary Josh Earnest said House Democrats “are demonstrating the sort of dissatisfaction and even outrage that individuals around the nation have.”
“What Democrats are requesting is neither radical nor disputable,” he said, refering to surveys demonstrating that extended record verifications are favored by substantial greater parts of individuals, including firearm proprietors.