Cori Bush Says Republican Lawmakers Thought Her Name Was Breonna Taylor Because Of Her Face Mask
Freshman Congressmember Cori Bush, D-Mo., said Republican lawmakers repeatedly addressed her as Breonna Taylor during her first day on the Hill. Bush was wearing a face mask honoring Taylor, who was killed by police officers at her Louisville, Ky., home during a botched drug raid.
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