Skip to content

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

By Bian Elkhatib

Loading the player...

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.

Recent Stories

Capitol Ink | Twas the night before Congress

Democrats divided over Biden’s move on digital trade

These LGBTQ+ families have a message for the Midwest: ‘We Live Here’

Topline appropriations talks at a standstill

Santos, expelled from the House, keeps on posting

House Judiciary panel to consider Section 702 reauthorization bill