House lawmakers spar over BLM accusation

"How dare you say that Black Lives Matter, Black people do not understand old-fashioned families?" Plaskett asked after Grothman made the accusation.

The House convened for a two-hour morning debate on Wednesday ahead of a final vote Joe Biden $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill.

The chamber last month passed an earlier version of the legislation, but needs to meet again to approve changes made in the Senate over the weekend.