Majority Leader Senator Chuck Schumer, in his floor remarks, praised the Senate’s passage of the bipartisan National Security Supplemental. The $1.9 trillion package, also known as the American Rescue Plan, includes funds to boost vaccine distribution, support struggling families, and aid small businesses. The National Security Supplemental focuses on providing funding for the Capitol Police and National Guard, while also addressing security concerns following the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol. Schumer also mentioned the need for passing legislation to protect voting rights, citing the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act and the For the People Act.
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