U.S. House Democrats Rush Puerto Rico Status Bill Days Before End Of Legislative Session

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U.S. House of Representative Democrats are pushing the Puerto Rico Status Act days before the end of the current legislative session in order to “decolonize” the island. The Act would give Puerto Rico the choice of becoming a U.S. state, independence, or have sovereignty in free association with the U.S.  Republicans have been quick to denounce the bill being reviewed only by a single committee before being introduced to and passed by the House. It is not clear if the bill has the necessary support in the Senate.