Republican looks to ban foreign flags in House chamber after Democrats celebrate Ukraine aid

A Republican lawmaker is looking to restrict the display of foreign countries’ emblems inside the House chamber after Democrats waved the Ukrainian flag in celebration of the passage of $60.84 billion aid legislation on Saturday afternoon.

Shortly before the foreign aid bills passed the House, Democrats were seen cheering while waving Ukrainian flags — prompting a rebuke by House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA), who warned the display was a violation of House decorum. Now, GOP lawmakers are looking to ban the behavior altogether by drafting legislation that would prohibit the display of foreign flags at any time on the floor.

“Watching American representatives pass out & wave Ukrainian flags in the United States House of Representatives chamber infuriated me,” Rep. Kat Cammack (R-FL) said in a post on X. “If there is one room in our country that
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