(NBC News) Round two of the fight to pull down the Confederate flag outside the South Carolina State House continued Wednesday as a measure passed in the Senate took its turn in the House of the General Assembly, where there has been some resistance.
Republican Mike Pitts began the challenge to the measure that passed quickly and overwhelmingly in the upper chamber.
“I think there are serious problems with the Senate’s bill as a whole,” Pitts said, introducing a string of amendments to alter or at least stall the legislation, with some some calling the tactic a “filibuster by amendment.”
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