Biden tries to defend civil rights record after Kamala Harris criticism – live

Biden says ‘30-60 seconds on a debate exchange can’t do justice to a lifetime committed to civil rights’, while Jimmy Carter attacks Trump

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In a 50 to 40 vote, the Senate voted in favor of an amendment to a Defense bill that would require congressional support before Trump acts.

The vote was still short of the 60 needed for passage.

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Source: theguardian