Senate passes Cotton’s amendment preventing federal funds from promoting CRT in school

Tuesday, the U.S. Senate passed Tom Cotton’s amendment in the budget reconciliation package that prohibits federal funds to be used to promote critical race theory in schools.

The Senate approved the amendment in a 50-49 vote.

Christopher Rufo, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute said “the fight against CRT has gone national—and Sen. Cotton is leading the way.”

American Principles tweeted “BREAKING: The Senate just passed a #VoteARama amendment introduced by  @SenTomCotton that would prohibit federal tax dollars from going to pre-K programs and K-12 schools that teach Critical Race Theory (CRT). The final vote was 50-49. Huge win for families!”