“This is, quite simply, the right thing to do. The 9/11 community needs and deserves our support and the quicker we get this bill passed, the better,” the three House members said in a statement. “We have a double moral obligation to these heroic men and women.”
News of the McConnell commitment came after legislation to help victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks has crossed a threshold of support that is key to move ahead in the Senate, according to New York Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand.
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