House holds moment of silence for Nigerian girls

The House of Representatives held a moment of silence Friday for the nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Muslim terrorists.

The United States is participating in the effort to find the girls, who were taken three weeks ago by the militant group Boko Haram.

The U.S. House paused for a moment of silence Friday to honor the nearly 300 schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamic militants in Nigeria. (AP)
Aaron Blake covers national politics and writes regularly for The Fix.
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