U.S. Senate Sen. Schumer Suggest Renaming Russell Senate Office Building CSPAN August 28, 2018 8:00pm-8:02pm EDT
leader chuck schumer said that he plans to introduce a resolution three name the russell senate office building. the idea has gained the support and nancy pelosi. senator schumer outlined his proposal earlier today and mitch mcconnell responded to it at a press conference this afternoon. here's a look. >> i also propose that we recognize senator mccain's legacy by renaming the russell senate office building in his honor. for three decades, senator mccain was a fixture in those halls. his name fitting that should adorn a physical institution in the senate. particularly one that housed the arms services committee. encourager way to current senators to study his example?
i will be circulating a letter asking all of our colleagues if they would be willing to join us in a resolution to officially rename it the mccain building. i hope that many or all will join. friend mccain was a dear to all of us and a great american, great senator, great man. let his name be an example to future generations, as his service and character were to everyone of us. regard to the appropriate way to honor senator mccain, i will be appointing a group on a bipartisan basis to convene after labor day and think thoroughly through the appropriate way to honor our colleague. i was not notified in advance