Republican Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina has been trying to work on police reforms for years.
It truly seemed like the moment had finally come.
Yet Democrats just blocked it. Scott went out of his way to work with them, but they just refused.
They would rather have the problems go on than be part of the solution.
After the Democrats blocked it, Scott gave an impassioned speech.
This was one of the best parts.
Transcript via Real Clear Politics:
I’m telling you I had this conversation five years ago. I’m having this conversation right now. We could do something right now. You know, here’s the truth. In Detroit, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, all these cities could have banned choke holds themselves.
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