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BACK IN BUSINESS (ATTIRE)! Fetterman Rule Reversed, Sanity Restored on The Hill

By Eric Bolling Staff

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 19: Sen. John Fetterman (D-PA) chairs a Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry subcommittee hearing to examine the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and other nutrition assistance programs in the Farm Bill with ranking member Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN) (R) in the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on April 19, 2023 in Washington, DC. Fetterman returned to the Senate this week after checking himself into Walter Reed Military Medical Center in February for inpatient treatment of clinical depression, a result of a severe stroke he suffered during his senate campaign last year. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

The Senate dress code will revert back to business attire after it was temporarily changed to accommodate Keystone State Senator John Fetterman’s hoodie and shorts pajama combo.

The vote was unanimous, with Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Mitt Romney (R-UT) sponsoring the resolution.

“As senators, we should demonstrate a high level of reverence for the institution in which we serve — and our attire is one of the most basic expressions of that respect,” Romney said in a statement.

“I’m proud to stand with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to call for a return to a level of dress becoming of the Senate,” Romney continued.

From Newsmax:

The bipartisan resolution by Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Mitt Romney, R-Utah, comes after backlash to Schumer’s announcement that staff for the chamber’s Sergeant-at-Arms would no longer enforce a dress code on the Senate floor. The guidance came as Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman has been unapologetically wearing shorts and sweatshirts around the Senate, voting from doorways so he didn’t walk on the chamber floor and get in trouble for his casual dress.

“Though we’ve never had an official dress code, the events over the past week have made us all feel as though formalizing one is the right path forward,” Schumer said Wednesday evening, as the resolution by Manchin and Romney passed.

Schumer also thanked Fetterman for “working with me to come to an agreement that we all find acceptable.”