Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the Fairness for 9/11 Families Act, which the Senate agreed to as an amendment to the omnibus by a vote of 93-4. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:
I want to thank Senator Menendez and Senator Cotton, another good example of bipartisan progress.
Families have been left out in several different instances who are victims of terrorism, who had relatives victims of terrorism. We are saying, ‘We stand by you.’