The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a resolution condemning President Trump's "racist comments" directed at four Democratic congresswomen, all women of color. Four Republicans — Reps. Will Hurd of Texas, Fred Upton of Michigan, Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania, and Susan Brooks of Indiana — and one independent — former Republican Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan — voted with the Democrats to pass the resolution, 240-187. The House floor ground to a halt earlier in the day after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) criticized Trump for his "disgraceful" and "racist" tweets. Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) asked for Pelosi's words to be taken down, citing a House rule against calling the president "racist." House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) affirmed Pelosi's words were "out of order," meaning Pelosi couldn't speak on the floor for the rest of the day. The House voted against striking her words from the record.
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