I was proud to vote for a bill in the US House to ban discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity in education, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system.
“His work expresses feelings many of my Northern Virginia constituents share,” Beyer wrote. “I think it will make a strong impression on the Members of Congress, staff, visitors, and tourists who pass it every day.”
Every House Democrat and four Republicans voted in favor of the bill, H.R. 986, known as the Protecting Americans with Preexisting Conditions Act of 2019. Meanwhile, 183 Republicans voted against it — including members who vowed in 2018 that they would protect people with pre-existing conditions.
The congressman representing Virginia's 8th District talks health care, climate change, politics and Amazon.