The NAACP is in support of the proposed Executive Order to transfer senior citizen inmates from correctional facilities due to the coronavirus.
There is a bill in the Senate, HR 2018, which would make President Trump’s Executive Order a law if passed by the Senate. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) supports the effort and plans to add it to the pending Coronavirus legislation.
White House Correspondent April Ryan speaks with Holly Harris, head of the Action Justice Reform
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