Full List of Democrats Who Voted Against Deporting Migrants Who Attack Cops

By Carver Malone | May 17, 2024

Detain and Deport

Most House Democrats opposed a proposal from Republican lawmakers that sought to mandate federal law enforcement to detain undocumented migrants who have entered the U.S. unlawfully and are accused of assaulting police officers.

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New Jersey Representative Jeff Van Drew introduced a bill called the "Detain and Deport Illegal Aliens Who Assault Cops Act," which garnered support from various other Republican legislators.

National Police Week

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As part of their commitment to National Police Week, the House GOP announced plans to introduce a range of bills in the upcoming days. Republicans stated in a press release that these legislative measures aim to "highlight our continued support for America's law enforcement offices" across the nation.