Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) said in his rebuttal to President Joe Biden on Wednesday night that Democrats too often want to focus on the issue rather than finding a solution.
Scott delivered the Republican rebuttal after Biden delivered his address to a joint session of Congress.
The South Carolina Republican chided Democrats for blocking his proposals on police reform.
“In 2015, after the shooting of Walter Scott, I wrote a bill to fund body cameras. Last year, after the deaths of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, I wrote an even bigger police reform proposal. But, my Democratic colleagues blocked it,” the senator said.
“I extended an olive branch; I offered amendments, but Democrats used the filibuster to block the debate from even happening,” he said.
“My friends across the aisle seem to want the issue, more than they wanted a solution,” Scott said. “But, I’m still working;