Fetterman Style Rejected: Senate Restores Formal Dress Code

Posted on AllSides September 28th, 2023
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Politics, US Senate, Dress Code
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A resolution to reinstate the Senate dress code passed in the chamber unanimously Wednesday night, following more than a week of Republican backlash against the decision to drop the standards.

Lawmakers in the chamber will be required to wear business attire, including coats, ties, and slacks for men, and dresses and suits for women, as a result of the resolution introduced last week by Senators Joe Manchin and Mitt Romney. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer revoked the informal rules earlier this month after Democratic senator John Fetterman routinely started showing up in casual garb such as hoodies and basketball...

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