Holden & Pye: Trump made conservatives criminal justice reform leaders. Here’s how to keep it that way

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In 2018, President Donald Trump signed the First Step Act into law. This was a generational shift on corrections and sentencing policy preceded by years of work in Georgia, South Carolina, and Texas, led by leaders Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Mike Lee (R-UT), and Tim Scott (R-SC). 
We are proud of the work we did to help them on the First Step Act and believe Congress should immediately take more steps to continue to reform overly harsh federal prison sentences and build on President Trump’s record.

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Holden & Pye: Trump made conservatives criminal justice reform leaders. Here’s how to keep it that way

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles!
In 2018, President Donald Trump signed the First Step Act into law. This was a generational shift on corrections and sentencing policy preceded by years of work in Georgia, South Carolina, and Texas, led by leaders Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Mike Lee (R-UT), and Tim Scott (R-SC). 
We are proud of the work we did to help them on the First Step Act and believe Congress should immediately take more steps to continue to reform overly harsh federal prison sentences and build on President Trump’s record.

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Pathetic Congress arrests all progress on policing bill

The brokenness of Capitol Hill was evident again late last week with the collapse of long-running negotiations about a criminal-justice reform bill.
Rather than pass nothing, negotiators should have set aside all proposals on which they disagreed and passed at least something containing the items on which they are in accord. Congress seems no longer to recognize that there’s nothing wrong with making a little progress and then coming back later for more.

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The death of police reform shows why bipartisanship is impossible

But it may be equally instructive to look at the place of the occasional good-faith Republican in this picture. What happens when Democrats find a Republican who seems sincerely inclined to cooperate toward meaningful reform, because it’s the right thing to do?

The case of the attempt at police reform shows what happens: It dies.

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The effort to craft a federal response to the ongoing national crisis of police brutality has now been abandoned.

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Tim Scott Slams Democrats for Walking Away from Police Reform Negotiating Table

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) speaks during a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee oversight hearing on the SEC on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., September 14, 2021. (Evelyn Hockstein/Pool/Reuters)
After bipartisan negotiations for police reform legislation officially collapsed Wednesday, Republican Senator Tim Scott, who co-spearheaded the talks, slammed his Democratic partners Senator Cory Booker and Representative Karen Bass for surrendering the effort.

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Tim Scott Slams Democrats for Walking Away from Police Reform Negotiating Table

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) speaks during a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee oversight hearing on the SEC on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., September 14, 2021. (Evelyn Hockstein/Pool/Reuters)
After bipartisan negotiations for police reform legislation officially collapsed Wednesday, Republican Senator Tim Scott, who co-spearheaded the talks, slammed his Democratic partners Senator Cory Booker and Representative Karen Bass for surrendering the effort.

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Larry Elder Is Not Going Anywhere

As the California Recall election was called just before midnight on the east coast, all I could hear in my head was Kirk Franklin’s voice repeating, “It Ain’t Over,” like he did on the gospel song STOMP from 1997. Deep down, I knew that even with this blowout of a win for Governor Gavin Newsom, Larry Elder ain’t going nowhere.
Newsom won on Tuesday night by more than 24 points, which means his main rival, Elder, isn’t moving into the California governor’s mansion anytime soon.

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Larry Elder Is Not Going Anywhere

As the California Recall election was called just before midnight on the east coast, all I could hear in my head was Kirk Franklin’s voice repeating, “It Ain’t Over,” like he did on the gospel song STOMP from 1997. Deep down, I knew that even with this blowout of a win for Governor Gavin Newsom, Larry Elder ain’t going nowhere.
Newsom won on Tuesday night by more than 24 points, which means his main rival, Elder, isn’t moving into the California governor’s mansion anytime soon.

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Larry Elder Is Not Going Anywhere

As the California Recall election was called just before midnight on the east coast, all I could hear in my head was Kirk Franklin’s voice repeating, “It Ain’t Over,” like he did on the gospel song STOMP from 1997. Deep down, I knew that even with this blowout of a win for Governor Gavin Newsom, Larry Elder ain’t going nowhere.
Newsom won on Tuesday night by more than 24 points, which means his main rival, Elder, isn’t moving into the California governor’s mansion anytime soon.

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Larry Elder Is Not Going Anywhere

As the California Recall election was called just before midnight on the east coast, all I could hear in my head was Kirk Franklin’s voice repeating, “It Ain’t Over,” like he did on the gospel song STOMP from 1997. Deep down, I knew that even with this blowout of a win for Governor Gavin Newsom, Larry Elder ain’t going nowhere.
Newsom won on Tuesday night by more than 24 points, which means his main rival, Elder, isn’t moving into the California governor’s mansion anytime soon.

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