VIDEO: In House Floor Speech, Luján Shares Story Of New Mexican Family Impacted By Trump Shutdown

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VIDEO: In House Floor Speech, Luján Shares Story Of New Mexican Family Impacted By Trump Shutdown

Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján spoke on the House floor to implore Senate Republicans to reopen the federal government for families in New Mexico who are being hurt by the Trump Shutdown. Luján highlighted the story of a constituent whose husband is a furloughed United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) employee and is worried about making ends meet while taking care of a child with special needs.

TODAY: Udall Speaks Out Against Trump Shutdown At 2:20 P.M. MT

TODAY: Udall Speaks Out Against Trump Shutdown At 2:20 P.M. MT

Ahead of President’s Address, Udall to Speak Out Against the Devastating Effects of the Trump Shutdown on New Mexico Families, Tribes, and Public Lands

WASHINGTON – TODAY, Tuesday, January 8, at approximately 2:20 p.m. MT / 4:20 p.m. E.T., U.S. Senator Tom Udall, vice chair of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs and ranking member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, will deliver a speech on the Senate floor about the devastating effects of the Trump shutdown on New Mexico families, Tribes, and public lands.