On the Senate Floor, a Few Brief Pauses to Address July 4

By Bian Elkhatib
Posted June 30, 2017 at 5:29pm
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Sens. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, and Charles E. Schumer, D-New York, took a break from debating the health care bill to talk about the Independence Day holiday on the Senate floor this week. Schumer tied his July 4 speech to a debate on a bill that includes sanctions on Russia. Watch as we continue Roll Call’s weekly look at the random, quirky floor speeches that stand out among the many hours logged by lawmakers holding the chamber floors.