GOP Rep. Duffy: 'Congress will act' on new Voting Rights Act

Duffy's comments contrast with those of other lawmakers who expressed clear skepticism that Republican and Democratic lawmakers could overcome partisan gridlock and agree on new standards. 

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Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) said after the ruling that he is "deeply concerned that Congress will not have the will to fix what the Supreme Court has broken." 

Duffy disagreed. 

"We're used to difficult issues," Duffy continued.  "And we're used to some issues that don't get bipartisan support, but I think one I think we'll be able to come together and have hearings, have a debate, and have a conversation about how we should update this law and what is best for America. 

"The bottom line is, we want to make sure that every American has the right to vote. And in a bipartisan fashion, I think we will be able to push legislation through that accomplishes that goal. What it'll look like, I can't tell you right now. We'll have to work that process, but I do think there's a will on both sides of the aisle and in both chambers to make sure we'll get legislation that will address the problem that now the Supreme Court has kicked back to us."