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Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin breaks with Schumer on Fetterman dress code change: ‘Need to have standards’

Posted on AllSides September 21st, 2023
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Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), the No. 2 Senate Democrat, blasted the recent dress code easing for Sen. John Fetterman (D-Penn.) — and suggested the upper chamber “needs to act on this.”

“I’m concerned about it. The senator in question from Pennsylvania is a personal friend, but I think we need to have standards,” Durbin told “The Briefing with Steve Scully” on SiriusXM in an interview airing Friday.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) confirmed the policy change Sunday, while insisting, “I will continue to wear a suit.”

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