California lawmaker Buffy Wicks brings newborn baby to state assembly floor for vote

California politician Buffy Wicks was forced to bring her newbown baby on the state assembly floor after she was denied a proxy vote. Wicks, who gave birth to a daughter in late July via C-section, had requested to vote by proxy two weeks prior and cited Covid-19 concerns. After her request was denied by the assembly speaker, Anthony Rendon, vision of Wicks nursing her child while speaking about a bill  was shared widely online by prominent political figures including Hillary Clinton
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