PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Biden signs COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act

Clip: 05/20/2021 | 4m 4s | Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Thursday, President Biden signed the new COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act that passed Congress with bipartisan support. The U.S. House of Representatives approved nearly $2 billion to increase security at the Capitol in the wake of the Jan. 6 insurrection, but it is unclear if the Senate will vote to create an independent commission to investigate the events of the day.

Aired: 05/20/21

Rating: NR

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