A Classy Move

By Jackson Richman

On Monday evening, Capitol Hill experienced a rare moment of bipartisanship as Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) voted “present” in place of fellow Foreign Relations Committee member Johnny Isakson (R-GA), who was in Georgia to attend the funeral of a close friend.

While Coons is expected to ultimately vote against Pompeo’s nomination on the Senate floor, what the Delaware senator did expressed class. It expressed bipartisanship. It expressed that, whatever our views may be, at the end of the day, we are all human.

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Jackson Richman is an editor at The National Discourse. His work has also been featured in The Weekly Standard, The Daily Caller, The Washington Examiner, Tablet, The Daily Signal, The College Fix, The Huffington Post, The Forward, and other outlets. He has interviewed prominent personalities such as, but not limited to, Pulitzer Prize winners Thomas Friedman and Charles Krauthammer, Fox News contributor Tucker Carlson, former State Department adviser David Makovsky, prominent American rabbi Shmuley Boteach, Iowa representative Steve King, FCC chairman Ajit Pai, Nebraska senator Ben Sasse, comedian Adam Carolla, University of Chicago president Robert Zimmer, and British historian and intellectual Niall Ferguson.