Sen. Tim Scott reportedly rejected Democrats' 'bare minimum' final offer on police reform

Karen Bass, Cory Booker, Tim Scott.
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Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) told The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday that bipartisan negotiations for a police reform bill are over after Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) turned down a final offer from Booker and Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.).

"The goal from the very beginning was to get meaningful reforms that would end the policing problem we've had in this nation for generations," Booker said, adding that in the end "we couldn't do it."

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