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Biden Meets with Congressional Black Caucus to Discuss Police Reform

President Joe Biden said Thursday that he hopes the death of Tyre Nichols prompts action on Capitol Hill to advance police reform as he met with members of the Congressional Black Caucus at the White House.

Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris hosted members of the group in the Oval Office as they try to revive an effort to pass police reform legislation. Harris attended the funeral Wednesday for Nichols, who was fatally beaten by police in Memphis, Tennessee, last month.

Speaking to reporters before the closed-door meeting, Biden said he hopes what happened “spurs some action that we’ve all been fighting for.”

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