The PACT Act – taking care of veterans who suffer from burn pit and other toxic chemicals from their service – was stalled in the Senate after 25 Republicans changed their votes in a political act. Veterans were out on the Senate steps for several days:

Finally, on the night of August 2nd, the bill was passed and there was an emotional outpouring outside the Senate:

Senator Richard Blumenthal

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