McConnell Calls For Extra Week To Fund Gov., Work On COVID-19 Relief

By Michelle M. Stein / December 7, 2020 at 9:57 PM
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Monday (Dec. 7) said the Senate will likely pass a bill to push back the expiration of government funding through next week and urged Democrats to support his COVID-19 relief legislation -- but his speech on the floor did not mention the $908 billion bipartisan COVID-19 relief package that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) previously said should serve as a starting point for negotiations . The...

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