Ahead Of Sen. McConnell’s Meeting With First Responders, Schumer Calls For Sen. McConnell To Commit To Hold Stand-Alone Vote On 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Fix Legislation Immediately After It Passes The House

June 24, 2019

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer today released the following statement ahead of Senator Mitch McConnell’s scheduled meeting with first responders:

“These brave warriors, who rushed to the towers on and after 9/11, and their families have waited long enough.  By the end of Senator Mitch McConnell’s meeting with these first responders tomorrow, he should commit to put the bill on the floor for a stand-alone vote immediately following House passage. We cannot tolerate any more delay.”