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The House voted to condemn the Turkish president's bodyguards' attack on protesters

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The House approved a bipartisan resolution to condemn the attacks perpetrated by the Turkish bodyguards and against peaceful protesters last month in Washington, reports CBS News.

The resolution calls for members of the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security detail to be brought the justice.

The resolution is backed by both House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and House Minority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD).  

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said that Turkish officials must condemn the attacks, saying,  "Brutal behavior against innocent civilians exercising their First Amendment rights."

A bipartisan group of senators have also asked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to order Turkey to waive immunity claims for the bodyguards who perpetrated the attacks. 

However, the Turkish government has pushed back, summoning the U.S. ambassador in Ankara in may to protest what it deemed to be "aggressive and unprofessional actions." 

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