Corker gets choked up, pauses in Senate while honoring slain servicemembers

Senate passes resolution condemning Chattanooga attack and honoring victims

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution offered by Senators Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) condemning the deadly attack last week in Chattanooga and honoring the five service members who lost their lives.

The U.S. Senate has passed a resolution offered by Tennessee Senators Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander condemning the brazen attack on two military facilities in Chattanooga and honoring the five servicemembers who died as a result.

All 100 members of the Senate co-sponsored the bill, which was passed unanimously.

"I think as the nation has learned about these individuals carrying out what many would consider to be mundane activities in support of our U.S. military, those who protect us I think as they have gotten to know these individuals, they understand the greatness that they symbolized," Corker said. "Most of them having served in Afghanistan and Iraq.