ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Republicans walked out of the Maryland Senate in protest during a debate on a resolution to enable the attorney general to sue the federal government without the governor’s permission in response to actions taken by President Donald Trump.
Republicans took the unusual step of walking off the floor during Thursday’s debate after asking for more time to consider the resolution. The Democrat-controlled chamber voted 28-18 to reject the request to delay action for another day.READ MORE: SEE IT: Good Samaritan Recalls Moment He Jumped Into Bay To Rescue Toddler After Ocean City Crash
Sen. J.B. Jennings, the Senate minority leader, says he walked off the floor in frustration over the procedure. He says there was no need to rush. Other Republicans also walked out.READ MORE: Baltimore Mayor Announces Pilot Program To Direct Some 911 Calls To Mental Health Professionals
The Senate gave the resolution preliminary approval. A vote is scheduled for Friday.Unemployed Workers Rally, Demanding To Know When They Will Get Their Money
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