Tennessee Rep. Justin Jones Returns To Bull Horn After Reinstatement

  • During a special meeting called on Monday, the Nashville Metro City Council unanimously voted to reinstate State Representative Justin Jones (D-Nashville) to the Tennessee House of Representatives.
  • While on the steps of the state Capitol, Jones stated, “Today we’re sending a resounding message that democracy will not be killed in the comfort of silence.”
  • “Today we send a clear message to Speaker Cameron Sexton that the people will not allow his crimes against democracy to happen without challenge,” Jones said.
  • Jones then walked into the chamber with Democratic Representative Gloria Johnson (D-Knoxville), who had also been the subject of expulsion proceedings, but was spared.
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