House passes expansive policing overhaul bill named in honor of George Floyd

Soon after the vote, Gooden tweeted that he had pressed the wrong button and had meant to vote “no.” He said he would submit a correction to his vote.

Floyd’s death triggered a national outcry for a systemic transformation of law enforcement, but the push for policing changes couldn’t overcome partisan and election-year gridlock in Congress and the legislative efforts failed last year.

Democrats were determined to try again, as they control the White House, the Senate and the House….

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