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By Tim Leeds 

Tester calls on senators to pass veterans toxic exposure bill

'Get on the phone and give my colleagues a sense of religion on this issue'

 

Last updated 7/31/2022 at 7:56pm

Jon Tester

Sen. Jon Tester called out during a press call Thursday his Senate colleagues who switched their vote on his bill for providing treatment to U.S. military veterans who were exposed to toxic substances.

"It hurts me to say this but this is a sad week for the United States Senate," Tester said. "(Wednesday), dozens of Senate Republicans turned their backs on our nation's veterans and their families by failing to advance the Sgt. 1st Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our PACT Act of 2022.

"Look, this is a slap in the face of every member of our all-volunteer military, those who have served and...



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