Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) has placed a hold on the Never Again Education Act, which seeks to expand Holocaust education in the United States.
If enacted, it would expand the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s (USHMM) education programming to teachers nationwide, requiring the museum to develop and disseminate resources to improve awareness and understanding of the Holocaust and its lessons.
The U.S. House passed the legislation in January.
Lee’s office told The Washington Free Beacon that the senator is looking for “some really minor changes to some of the wording” and is collaborating with Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), who co-introduced the measure, to alleviate these concerns. Lee’s office declined to specify the issue.
A hold is a procedure where a senator tells his or her floor leader that he or she does