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The joint resolution is supported by a range of civil rights groups, including the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the Anti-Defamation League and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
If the president seeks to lift those sanctions, then Congress will have an opportunity to pass a joint resolution disapproving of the president’s action.
The House passed the joint resolution by unanimous consent Tuesday night, a day after the Senate easily approved it.
Earlier: Congress backs measure condemning white nationalists The joint resolution, sponsored by Democratic Virginia senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner, was largely ceremonial.
The measure, which passed in the Senate on Monday and in the House on Tuesday, was purposely introduced as a joint resolution, which requires the president’s signature, rather than a concurrent resolution, which does not.
The House and Senate have passed a joint resolution calling on President Trump to denounce acts of racist extremism more forcefully and do more to combat such acts.
In a rare show of bipartisan unity, Speaker Paul D. Ryan of Wisconsin and Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the majority leader, introduced the measure as a joint resolution, which requires a presidential signature.
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