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In acknowledgment to the ambiguous dress code, GOP congresswoman Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) said, at the end of her accent accepting the Southern Arizona Congressional First Responder Distinction Award, “Before I crop back, I appetite to point out, I’m continuing actuality in my able attire, which happens to be a sleeveless dress and open-toed shoes. With that, Mr. Speaker, I crop back.”
Taking affairs into their own hands, the women of Congress absitively to accomplish their thoughts on the amount altogether clear. In a cheep that aforementioned day, Representative Jackie Speier (D-Ca.) appear that she would be cutting a sleeveless dress the afterward day and encouraged her colleagues to do the same. Dubbing the accident "Sleeveless Friday," Speier fabricated the simple and punny altercation that "women accept the appropriate to bald arms."
Her cheep was met with a beachcomber of abutment as her adolescent Congresswomen and Representatives abutting her not alone on the accomplish but about the country. Many aggregate photos of "Sleeveless Friday" on Twitter.
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