House approves Juneteenth holiday, sends bill to Biden’s desk | TheHill

Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration of the end of slavery in America is finally on the precipice of becoming a federal holiday, as the House on Wednesday passed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act by a vote of 415-14.

All 14 “no” votes came from Republicans. Two members did not vote

House approves Juneteenth holiday, sends bill to Biden’s desk | TheHill