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McConnell agrees to give First Step Act a vote despite some pushback

After weeks of uncertainty, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has opted to bring the sentencing and prison reform bill known as the First Step Act to a vote. This comes after receiving pressure from numerous lawmakers and advocacy organizations on both sides of the aisle. And, perhaps most importantly, from the President — who tweeted "Go for it Mitch" while urging McConnell to give this bill a chance on the Senate floor. While McConnell...
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