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9/11 First Responders Say McConnell Committed to Holding Vote

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to hold a vote in August on a bill to fully fund the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, which helps those with illnesses related to the 2001 terror attacks, said 9/11 responders who met with McConnell Tuesday afternoon.

One of those first responders, John Feal, told reporters after the meeting that he was pleased with the result.

“Mitch McConnell works for us. And today, Mitch McConnell promised to work for us,” Feal, the founder of the FealGood Foundation, said.

Read more at CBS News

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