Plaskett responds to House Republican for saying Black Lives Matter ‘doesn’t like the old-fashioned family’
“I bring it up, because I know the strength that Black Lives Matter had in this last election. I know it’s a group that doesn’t like the old-fashioned family,” said Grothman, who is White. “I’m disturbed that we have another program here in which we’re increasing the marriage penalty.”
Plaskett, a non-voting delegate who represents the Virgin Islands, who rose to speak in favor of Biden’s Covid bill, instead spoke out strongly against Grothman’s accusations.
“How dare you, how dare you say that Black Lives Matter, Black people, do not understand old-fashioned families?” Plaskett said. “Despite some of the issues, some of the things that you have put forward that I’ve heard out … Read More