Gillibrand: Schumer should bring military sexual assault bill to floor


Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Sunday said Majority Leader Chuck Schumer should bring her bill that would overhaul military sexual assault policies for a vote.

Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) worked with Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) on the bill, which now has 64 co-sponsors — more than the Senate’s 60-vote threshold to secure a vote. But Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.), chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee, objected to a vote, saying he would include a similar plan in this year’s defense spending bill.

→ Continue reading at Politico

[ufc-fb-comments url=""]

Latest Articles

Related Articles