GOP Looking for Early Break Ahead of November Elections, Says Majority Whip

Several GOP leaders in the Senate said they are eyeing an early break and want to allow their colleagues to go on the campaign trail next week, noting that COVID-19 relief measures will not be passed before Election Day despite calls to action on a bill from President Donald Trump. Senate Majority Whip John Thune (R-S.D.) told reporters Thursday that working on a continuing resolution to fund federal agencies after Sept. 30 is the priority for the current congressional session. “That would be ideal if we could get that wrapped up. That will involve a high level of cooperation on both sides,” he said, according to The Hill Read More From Source

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