One week after Arizona’s U.S. senior senator gave her first speech on the Senate floor, Sen. Martha McSally followed with her own.
While Sen. Kyrsten Sinema focused on veterans’ mental health, McSally spoke about her background as an Air Force pilot and her love for Arizona.
“We Arizonans are known for our fierce independence, our resilience, heartiness, hard work, faith and diversity,” McSally said.
“It’s this legacy of service and patriotism that transcends generations.”
McSally talked about her experience pushing back against military leadership over a policy requiring servicewomen to wear head coverings when off base in Saudi Arabia and how it affected her approach to serving as a lawmaker.