“There reaches a point when you have a responsibility to tell people what you’re facing and how things are going,” Durbin said. “Sen. Kirk has done that, and I think Congressman Jackson will face that, too.”
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.