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Blumenthal, Murphy send letter over concerns with protection for breastfeeding

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U.S. Senators are looking for answers following some controversy between the Trump administration and World Health Assembly over breastfeeding.

This comes after the New York Times reported (https://nyti.ms/2m0l6j7) that the United States went against the organization’s resolution that supports breastfeeding.

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Senator Chris Murphy and 21 other senators sent a letter on Thursday to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley.

The senators expressed their concern over reports that the U.S. removed language protecting and supporting breastfeeding.

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Senator Richard Blumenthal also signed the letter.

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