Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama Chaos erupts in Congress over Confederate flag debate

Jul 9, 2015
In The News

A chorus of boos and cries of "vote! vote!" erupted in the U.S. House Thursday following a contentious day of hearings related to the Confederate flag.

The uproar came after a resolution was introduced that would have removed the Mississippi state flag, which includes the Confederate banner, from the House side of the Capitol. Instead of putting the matter to a vote, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., referred the matter to a committee.

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