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

by Reporter / Jan 08, 2019 / 0 comments

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. Ahead of President Trump’s Tuesday evening address to the nation, Udall will highlight the stories of individuals across New Mexico who are paying the price for President Trump’s decision to hold government funding hostage in an attempt to force the American public to pay for a wasteful border wall. He will call on Senate Republicans to allow a vote on the bipartisan appropriations bills passed by the House, and will demand that the president work with Congress to end the shutdown immediately. 

TODAY, Tuesday, January 8, 2019:

WHAT: Udall to deliver floor speech on the devastating consequences of the Trump shutdown for New Mexicans across the state 
WHEN: Approximately 2:20 p.m. MT / 4:20 p.m. E.T
WHERE: U.S. Senate Floor. Watch LIVE on Udall’s Facebook page HERE.  

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