On January 1, 2021, both North Carolina Senators, Richard Burr and Thom Tillis, voted for H.R. 6395 to override the President's veto of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021, betraying those veterans who gave their all in defense of their state.

Included in Bill H.R. 6395, was section 370.

Sec. 370. Commission on the naming of items of the Department of Defense that commemorate the Confederate States of America or any person who served voluntarily with the Confederate States of America.

Full text of the bill, https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/6395/text

On July 23, 2020, they also voted for S.4049 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021, which included the same section text, as section 377.

Senator James M. Inhofe (R-OK), who serves as chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, had previously told the President, "We’re going to see to it that provision doesn’t survive the bill.". That proved to be a lie. While Senator Inhofe had the ability to have this excluded from the senate bill, he did not.

To quote Gene Kizer, Jr., "They Are WOKE But Soon Will Be Irrelevant".1

Let's not forget the North Carolina House Representatives. Here is how they voted on bill H.R. 6395.

Representative Party District Vote
Alma S. Adams Democrat 12th Yea
Dan Bishop Republican 9th Nay
Ted Budd Republican 13th Nay 
G. K. Butterfield Democrat 1st Yea
Virginia Foxx Republican 5th Yea
George Holding Republican 2nd Yea
Richard Hudson Republican 8th Yea
Patrick T. McHenry Republican 10th Yea
Gregory F. Murphy Republican 3rd Yea
David E. Price Democrat 4th Yea
David Rouzer Republican 7th Yea
Mark Walker Republican 6th Not Voting


1Gene Kizer, Jr., "BETRAYAL: Republicans in the Senate Guarantee U.S. Army Base Names in the South WILL Change", December 17, 2020, https://www.charlestonathenaeumpress.com/betrayal-republicans-in-the-senate-guarantee-us-army-base-names-in-the-south-will-change/, accessed 1-2-2021.

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