House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she would delay August recess to pass coronavirus relief bill
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) addresses her weekly news conference with Capitol Hill reporters at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., June 18, 2020.
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“We absolutely have to. We also have to come to an agreement,” the California Democrat told CNN when asked if she would forgo or postpone representatives’ monthlong return to their districts.
Congress would need to rush to craft pandemic relief legislation that could pass both the Democratic-held House and GOP-controlled Senate before the end of July. The chambers have not found consensus yet on how to address an ongoing economic and health crisis as coronavirus cases surge in Southern …continued .
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