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Gillibrand Calls on Schumer to Bring Bipartisan Military Sexual Assault Bill to Floor

Gillibrand Calls on Schumer to Bring Bipartisan Military Sexual Assault Bill to Floor

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is imploring Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to bring to the floor a bill that would transform the way sexual assault and other major crimes are handled within the military.

Gillibrand has been working across the aisle to garner support for the bill, which currently has 64 cosponsors, including Republican Senators Joni Ernst, Chuck Grassley, and Ted Cruz. That is enough support to bypass the 60-vote filibuster threshold in the Senate, but first, the bill has to come to the floor — a decision that rests with Schumer.

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