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GOP Rep. Gosar skipped the House stimulus bill vote to attend a white nationalist event in Florida

Posted On: Apr 23, 2021   |   Posted By: Business Insider

GOP Rep. Gosar skipped the House stimulus bill vote to attend a white nationalist event in Florida

Summary List Placement Republican Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona skipped Friday night's vote on the stimulus bill to attend a white nationalist conference in Florida.
Gosar on Friday night was among the attendees of America First Political Action Committee , a far-right alternative to the CPAC conference of conservatives held nearby.
White nationalist activist Nick Fuentes organizes the conference. Fuentes was among the far-right activists who rallied Trump supporters ahead of the January 6 Capitol riot a nd attended the Charlottesville white nationalist rally in 2017.
Gosar told the House: “I continue to be unable to physically attend proceedings in the House Chamber due to the ongoing public health emergency." pic.twitter.com/djwWl7C44B - Manu Raju February 27, 2021
Gosar had told Congress that he couldn't attend the vote on the $1.9 stimulus bill proposed by the Biden administration under rules allowing lawmakers to cast votes remotely for reasons related to the coronavirus pandemic.
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