Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins And Senator Jerry Moran Host WWII Veterans

By: WIBW (Posted by Kion Hudson)
By: WIBW (Posted by Kion Hudson)
Sen. Jerry Moran and Rep. Lynn Jenkins

Sen. Jerry Moran and Rep. Lynn Jenkins

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- World War II veterans trying to visit their memorial in Washington amid the shutdown have drawn a lot of attention.

The Republican National Committee announced it would pay to keep that monument open for the next 30 days. That meant this group was able to get a look.

Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins and Senator Jerry Moran helped host a group of 85 WWII veterans with the Heartland Honor Flight.

Veterans from Topeka, Leavenworth, Lawrence and several Missouri towns took the trip.

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