Sen. Tim Scott: Democrats Responsible for Lack of Police Reform

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., criticized Democrats for blocking his 2020 police reform bill while also calling for widespread changes to law enforcement.

Scott, the Senate Republican’s lead negotiator on police reform, specifically pushed back against Sens. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Dick Durbin, D-Ill., for suggesting Republicans were uninterested in pursuing the reform.

“Yesterday on ABC’s ‘This Week,’ Sen. Durbin asked Sen. Booker and I to come back to the table and start talking about policing in America,” Scott said on the Senate floor, The Hill reported. “I never left the table.

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