Republican senators Johnson, Lankford propose making Juneteenth a federal holiday and dropping Columbus Day


Republican senators looking into making Juneteenth of federal holiday, possibly replacing Columbus Day on the official holiday list. The day celebrates the end of slavery, but some lawmakers don't want it added to the list unless another federal holiday is removed. Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson suggested Columbus Day but since he's open to another choice Idea was first introduced last month by Texas Senator John Cornyn and a number of Democratic

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