Durbin Breaks With Schumer Over Senate Dress Code

Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., is not aligned with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s decision to relax the upper chamber’s dress code, saying he thinks the Senate needs to “act on this.”

Durbin, the No. 2 ranking Democrat in the Senate, made the comments in a SiriusXM interview that will air Friday.

At issue is a decision made by Schumer, D-N.Y., earlier this week to ban the Senate dress code in an attempt to insulate hoodie-wearing Sen. John Fetterman, D-Pa., from criticism.

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