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Friday, 14 August 2020 17:47

McConnell Announces Senate Will Adjourn Until Sept. 8

Written by Rashaan Ayesh, Axios

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced Aug. 13 the Senate will not hold any more votes until Sept. 8, though members will remain on 24-hour notice in case a coronavirus stimulus deal is reached.

With millions of Americans unemployed, the Trump administration and Democrats remain hopelessly deadlocked and unlikely to reach a deal any time soon.

 

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Aug. 12 Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin had initiated a phone call and made clear the White House is "not budging from their position concerning the size and scope of a legislative package."

 

To read more, see Axios.

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